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Deichen, Charly "Kurt"

Date of birth:
April 20th, 1914 (Berlin/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
February 27th, 1969 (Lüneburg/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Finally reached during the Second World War the rank of Major and served from 1956 until 27th February 1969 with the Bundeswehr, where he reached the rank of Brigadegeneral.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of reserves)
Unit:
2. / Kradschützen-Bataillon 3
Awarded on:
May 8th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of reserves)
Unit:
Kommandeur Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 3 / 3.Panzer-Division
Awarded on:
September 10th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945