Manstein, von Lewinski von, Fritz Erich

Date of birth:
November 24th, 1887 (Berlin/Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:
June 10th, 1973 (Irschenhausen/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 16th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 21st, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Infanterie
Unit:
Kommandierender General XXXVIII.Armeekorps
Awarded on:
July 19th, 1940
Details:
31st Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 11th, 1941
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 12th, 1941
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 31st, 1941
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Infanterie
Unit:
Kommandeur 11.Armee
Awarded on:
November 25th, 1941
Details:
Royal Decree no. 3258 dated 25 November 1941.
Ordinul Mihai Viteazul Clasa 3
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 19th, 1942
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 20th, 1942
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 2nd, 1942
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalfeldmarschall
Unit:
Oberbefehlshaber Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
March 14th, 1943
Details:
209th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 20th, 1943
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 4th, 1943
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalfeldmarschall (Field Marshall)
Awarded on:
November 24th, 1943
Krimschild in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalfeldmarschall
Unit:
Oberbefehlshaber Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
March 30th, 1944
Details:
59th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Axis Biographical Research
    - Ritterkreuztraeger 1939 - 1945
    - Wehrmacht Awards

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