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Bruns, Diedrich

Date of birth:
March 17th, 1897 (Tossen-Potenburg/Hannover, Germany)
Date of death:
October 29th, 1988 (Oldenburg/Lowersaxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Diedrich Bruns finally reached the rank of Oberstleutnant der Reserve.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1938
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 26th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 17th, 1941
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
Unit:
II. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 16, 22. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
February 5th, 1942
Details:
According to Patzwall / Scherzer the awarding date is 2-2-1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 27th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major der Reserve (Major of Reserves)
Unit:
Kommandeur, II. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 16, 22. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
August 9th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1942
Krimschild (Stiftungs ausführing)

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