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Kempf, Werner

Date of birth:
March 9th, 1886 (Königsberg/East Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:
January 6th, 1964 (Bad Harzburg/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Kommandeur Panzer-Division Kempf
Awarded on:
September 15th, 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on 15th September 1914.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Kommandeur Panzer-Division Kempf
Awarded on:
September 28th, 1939
Details:
Had alredy received the Iron Cross 1st Class on 28th February 1916.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 6. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
June 3rd, 1940
Awarded for:
Operation Fall Gelb
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Panzertruppen (Lieutenant-General of Armoured Forces)
Unit:
Kommandierender General, XXXXVIII. Panzerkorps, Heer
Awarded on:
August 10th, 1942
Details:
111th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Panzertruppe (Lieutenant-general)
Unit:
Kommandierender General XXXXVIII.Panzerkorps
Awarded on:
November 6th, 1942
Ordinul Mihai Viteazul Clasa 3

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