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Raeder, Erich Johann Albert

Date of birth:
April 24th, 1876 (Hamburg/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
November 6th, 1960 (Kiel/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Buried on:
Nordfriedhof Kiel
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Großadmiral

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 9th, 1934
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 16th, 1936
Deutsches Olympia Ehrenzeichen Erster Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  3.Klasse, 12 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  2. Klasse, 18 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  1.Klasse, 25 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 30th, 1937
Goldenes Parteiabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 20th, 1937
Ordine dei Santi Maurizio e Lazzaro - Cavaliere di gran croce
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 9th, 1937
Details:
On wide band with stars.
Kyuokujitsu sho, 1st Class
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 21st, 1939
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on 19th November 1914.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on 18th February 1915.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Großadmiral
Unit:
Oberbefehlshaber der Kriegsmarine, Kriegsmarine
Awarded on:
September 30th, 1939
Details:
1st Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Admiral
Awarded on:
October 14th, 1941
Details:
Royal Decree no. 2868 dated 14 October 1941.
Ordinul Mihai Viteazul Clasa 3
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Admiral
Awarded on:
October 14th, 1941
Details:
Royal Decree no. 2868 dated 14 October 1941.
Ordinul Mihai Viteazul Clasa 2
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Admiral
Awarded on:
October 14th, 1941
Details:
Royal Decree no. 2868 dated 14 October 1941.
Ordinul Mihai Viteazul Clasa 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 3rd, 1941
Details:
Version with Swords.
Grand Cross to the Order of Saint Alexander
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Großadmiral
Awarded on:
March 25th, 1942
Details:
Version with swords.
Vapaudenristin Suurristi (VR SR / VR SR mk)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 4th, 1942
Ordine Militare di Savoia -Grand Cross
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 8th, 1943
Details:
On Warribbon with Swords.
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
February 18th, 1915
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
November 19th, 1914
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)

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