Corßen, Günter

Date of birth:
February 6th, 1916 (Bremen, Germany)
Date of death:
August 16th, 1990 (Scottsdale/Arizona, United States)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Gefreiter 01.10.1935
Unteroffizier 01.12.1935
Fähnrich 01.06.1936
Oberfähnrich 21.10.1936
Leutnant 20.04.1937
Oberleutnant 31.07.1939
Hauptmann 16.03.1942
Major 01.02.1943

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 1st, 1939
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 12th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 12th, 1941
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 12th, 1941
Panzerkampfabzeichen II Stufe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 18th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 17th, 1942
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Panzer-Regiment 39
Awarded on:
February 3rd, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Abteilungsführer Panzer-Regiment 39 / 17.Panzer-Division / 4.Panzerarmee / Heeresgruppe Don
Awarded on:
February 8th, 1943
Details:
Submitted on January 28th 1943.
Preliminary document on February 10th 1943 to Pz.AOK 4.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Federl, C., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, Germany, 2000
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001
    - Forrest Gopper