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Fangohr, Friedrich

Date of birth:
August 12th, 1899 (Hannover, Germany)
Date of death:
April 17th, 1956 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
February 1st, 1942: Oberst im Generalstab;
February 1st, 1943: Generalmajor;
February 1st, 1944: Generalleutnant;
March 16th, 1945 General der Infanterie.

Career:
February 8th, 1916: Armee;
October 12th, 1937 - February 4th, 1940: Ia 13. Division;
February 5th, 1940 - February 14th, 1941: Ia XXXXI. Armeekorps;
July 15th, 1942 - June 15th, 1944: Chef des Generalstabs 4. Panzerarmee;
August 23rd, 1944 - February 20th, 1945: Kommandeur 122. Infanterie-Division;
February 21st, 1945 - April 22nd, 1945: Kommandierender General I. Armeekorps;
May 9th, 1945 - May 24th, 1945: Chef des Deutschen Verbindungsstabs zum Hauptquartier der alliierten Truppen, Reims;
May 24th, 1945 - March 13th, 1948: POW.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 25th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 12th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst im Generalstab (Colonel to the General Staff)
Unit:
Generalstab, LVII.Armeekorps (mototorisiert), Heer
Awarded on:
March 25th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Chef des Generalstabes, 4.Panzerarmee, Heer
Awarded on:
June 9th, 1944
Details:
Submitted on May 3rd 1944.
Preliminary document and decoration on June 15th 1944 to Pz.AOK 4.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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