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Forst, Werner

Date of birth:
December 21st, 1892 (Magdeburg/Saxony-Anhalt, Germany)
Date of death:
February 3rd, 1971 (Wiesbaden/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 26th, 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on October 1st 1914.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 20th, 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on September 16th 1916.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
293.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
March 14th, 1942
Details:
Award 88/1
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur 106.Infanterie-Division / XI.Armee-Korps / 8.Armee / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
August 29th, 1943
Details:
2057th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 6th, 1943
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur 106.Infanterie-Division / XXXXVII.Panzer-Korps / 8.Armee / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
February 22nd, 1944
Details:
407th Award
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wilco Vermeer
  • Photo: Wilco Vermeer collection, the Netherlands
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht
    - Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945, Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, 2001

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