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Kress, Hermann

Date of birth:
July 23rd, 1895 (Hassfurt/Unterfranken, Germany)
Date of death:
August 11th, 1943 (Novorossijsk, Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

His last position was Kommandeur 4.Gebirgs-Division with the rank of Generalleutnant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 99, 1. Gebirgs-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
December 20th, 1941
Action:
Awarded for his part in action near Lemberg on June 26th/27th, 1941 and in the Battle for Antonovka on September 11th, 1941. In these he acted as Stellvertretender Kommandeur 1. Gebirgs-Division.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 20th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 2nd, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 7th, 1943
Ordinul Mihai Viteazul Clasa 3

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