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Nehring, Walther Kurt

Date of birth:
August 15th, 1892 (Stretzin/West Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:
April 20th, 1983 (Düsseldorf/North Rhine-Westphalia, Duitsland)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Chef des Generalstabes des XIX.Armee-Korps
Awarded on:
September 11th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Chef des Generalstabes des XIX.Armee-Korps
Awarded on:
September 29th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Kommandeur 18.Panzer-Division / Panzergruppe 2 / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
July 24th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandierenden General des Deutschen Afrika-Korps
Awarded on:
June 1942
Medaglia d'argento al Valore Militare
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Panzertruppe (Luitenant-generaal)
Unit:
Kommandierender General des XXIV.Panzer-Korps
Awarded on:
September 2nd, 1943
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Panzertruppe (Lieutenant-general)
Unit:
Kommandierender General des XXIV.Panzer-Korps / 4.Panzer-Armee / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
February 8th, 1944
Details:
383rd Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Panzertruppe (Lieutenant-general)
Unit:
Kommandierender General des XXIV.Panzer-Korps
Awarded on:
January 22nd, 1945
Details:
124th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Silver version
Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
January 27th, 1915
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
November 25th, 1917
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
Awarded on:
July 27th, 1973
Verdienstkreuz 1. Klasse des Verdienstordens der Bundesrepublik Deutschland

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