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Teusen, Hans

Date of birth:
July 26th, 1917 (Salz-Montabaur/Hesse-Nassau, Germany)
Date of death:
February 11th, 2011 (Bad Neuenahr, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Hans Teusen finally reached the rank of Major during the Second World War. After the war he served from 16th February 1956 until 30th September 1977 with the Bundesweht and there finally reached the rank of Generalmajor.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
Zugführer 6. / Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 2
Awarded on:
June 14th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 28th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 15th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 31st, 1939
Fallschirmschützenabzeichen der Luftwaffe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 29th, 1941
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 6th, 1942
Erdkampfabzeichen der Luftwaffe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 12th, 1942
Ärmelband Kreta
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
I./Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 16
Awarded on:
September 10th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher collection
  • - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945

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