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Behrend, Hermann-Heinrich

Date of birth:
August 25th, 1898 (Perleberg/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
June 19th, 1987 (Soltau/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
16th April 1945: Generalmajor.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Infanterie-Regiment 489
Awarded on:
May 12th, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on 9th June 1917.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Infanterie-Regiment 489
Awarded on:
June 10th, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on 4th November 1918.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Infanterie-Regiment 489 / 1.Panzer-Division / XXXXI.Armee-Korps (motorisiert) / Panzergruppe 4 / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
July 15th, 1941
Details:
353rd Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Kolonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 154 / 58.Infanterie-Division / L.Armee-Korps / 18.Armee / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
March 6th, 1944
Details:
421st Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 18th, 1945
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Kommandeur 490.Infanterie-Division / LXXXVI.Armee-Korps / 1.Fallschirm-Armee / OB Nordwest
Awarded on:
April 26th, 1945
Details:
148th Award.
This awarding can not be verified in the Bundesarchiv. The awarding was supposed to have been radio transmitted.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Kolonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 154
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Gold

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