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Dehner, Ernst

Date of birth:
March 5th, 1889 (Hersbruck/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
September 13th, 1970 (Wiesbaden/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Ernst Dehner finally reached the rank of General der Infanterie.

Promotions:
December 1st, 1942: General der Infanterie (RDA -7-).

Career:
July 15th, 1943: Kommandierender General LXIX. Armeekorps;
April 1st, 1944: Führerreserve OKH.

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Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
October 12th, 1914
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
April 8th, 1916
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
November 6th, 1918
Verwundetenabzeichen in Schwarz (1918)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
October 25th, 1934
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 14th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 1st, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 8th, 1940
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 106. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
October 18th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 3rd, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Infanterie (Lieutenant-general of Infantry)
Unit:
Kommandierender General, LXIX. Armeekorps, Heer
Awarded on:
March 27th, 1944

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wilco Vermeer
  • Photo: Wilco Vermeer
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - 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
    - Axis History Biographical Research via Axis History Forum
    - Kriegsrangliste Generalkommando LXIX A.K. z.b.V. (stand 30.06.1944)

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