Neuffer, Georg

Date of birth:
April 18th, 1894 (Steinbach/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
May 15th, 1977 (Soest/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor
Unit:
Kommandeur 20.Flak-Division (motorisiert)
Awarded on:
August 1st, 1943
Action:
Awarded for his leadership of the 20. Flak-Division during the fighting for Tunisia in early 1943. He and his unit were praised by the Wehrmachtbericht of 11.05.1943, which noted that it had destroyed 37 enemy tanks with the last available rounds.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
April 1st, 1916
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
September 20th, 1918
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 19th, 1942
Flakkampfabzeichen der Luftwaffe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 11th, 1943
Wehrmachtbericht

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