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Dumitrescu, Petre

Date of birth:
February 18th, 1882 (Dobridor, Romania)
Date of death:
January 15th, 1950 (Bukarest, Romania)
Nationality:
Romanian (1861-1947, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 28th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 12th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 11th, 1941
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 12th, 1941
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General de corp de armată (Lieutenant-general)
Unit:
Comandantul Armatei 3 (Commander 3rd Army)
Awarded on:
October 17th, 1941

DR 2887
Ordinul Mihai Viteazul Clasa 3
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General de armatã (General)
Unit:
Comandantul Armatei 3 / 17.Armee / Heeresgruppe A (Commander 3rd Army / 17th Army / Armygroup A)
Awarded on:
September 1st, 1942
Awarded for the role his army played during the summer offensive of 1942. In this time Dumitrescu led his army into the Kuban on the right wing of Armeegruppe Ruoff. Throughout this time Dumitrescu showed great bravery and leadership skill, with one of his most important successes being the capture of the port city of Anapa on the 01.09.1942.

1176th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1942
Ordinul Steaua Romaniei 1st Class
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)

Received in 1943
Ordinul Corona Romaneii Grand Cross
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General de armată (General)
Unit:
Comandantul Armatei 3 (Commander 3rd Army)
Awarded on:
February 19th, 1944

DR 382
Ordinul Mihai Viteazul Clasa 2
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General de armata (General)
Unit:
Comandantul Armatei 3 / Heeresgruppe A (Commander 3rd Army / Armygroup A)
Awarded on:
April 4th, 1944
Awarded for again distinguishing himself with his army during the retreat battles along the Azov and Black seas in early 1944.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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