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Christiansen, Friedrich

Date of birth:
December 12th, 1879 (Wyk auf Föhr, Germany)
Date of death:
December 3rd, 1972 (Aukrug-Rendsburg/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Rank: General der Flieger (1939)
29 May 1940 - 7 April 1945: Wehrmachtsbefehlshaber in den Niederlanden

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Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
March 1915
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
April 27th, 1917
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
April 27th, 1917
With swords
Ritter des Königlicher Preussischer Hausordens von Hohenzollern
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
August 20th, 1917
Rettungsmedaille am Band
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
December 11th, 1917
Pour le Mérite
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 30th, 1939
Goldenes Parteiabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1940
Gemeinsames Flugzeugfuhrer-Beobachter Abzeichen mit Brillianten
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 1st, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Silber

Sources

  • - Hildebrand K.F., Die Generale der deutschen Luftwaffe, 1935-1945, Band I, Biblio Verlag, Osnabrück, 1990
    - Wehrmacht Awards

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