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Feurstein, Valentin

Date of birth:
January 18th, 1885 (Bregenz/Vorarlberg, Austria)
Date of death:
June 8th, 1970 (Innsbruck/Tyrol, Austria)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur 2. Gebirgs-Division
Awarded on:
September 5th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur 2. Gebirgs-Division
Awarded on:
October 9th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Gebirgstruppe (Lieutenant-general)
Unit:
Kommandierender General LI. Gebirgs-Armeekorps
Awarded on:
May 23rd, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Gebirgstruppe (Lieutenant-general)
Unit:
Kommandierender General LI. Gebirgs-Armeekorps
Awarded on:
August 12th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wilco Vermeer
  • Photo: Wilco Vermeer
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht
    - 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
    - Kursietis, Andris J., The Wehrmacht at War 1939-1945, Aspekt, The Netherlands, 1999
    - Berger, F., Ritterkreuzträger aus Österreich und den k.u.k. Kronländern, Selbstverlag Florian Berger, Wien, Österreich, 2006
    - Axis Biographical Research

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