Falkenhayn, von, Günter

Date of birth:
September 16th, 1920 (Zeitz/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
January 3rd, 1944 (Dvorishche/Vitebsk Oblast, Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Leutnant Von Falkenhayn died in heavy man-to-man combat during a counterattack against Russian infantry in Dvorishche.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Second-lieutenant)
Unit:
Führer 7. / Jäger-Regiment 75 / 5.Jäger-Division
Awarded on:
November 25th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer, Elite of the Third Reich - The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-45: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, England, 2003
    - Reinicke, A., Die 5. Jäger-Division – Polen, Westfeldzug 1940, Rußland, Das Ende an der Oderfront, Nebel Verlag GmbH, Eggolsheim, Deutschland, 2003