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Lange, Wolfgang

Date of birth:
June 1st, 1898 (Tübingen/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:
February 10th, 1988 (Gilching/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Promotions:
March 30th, 1916: Fähnrich;
July 6th, 1916: Leutnant;
April 1st, 1925: Oberleutnant;
September 1st, 1932: Hauptmann/Rittmeister;
March 1st, 1936: Major;
March 1st, 1939: Oberstleutnant;
April 1st, 1941: Oberst;
November 1st, 1941: Generalmajor;
July 1st, 1944: Generalleutnant.

Career:
April 21st, 1915: Württembergisches Landwehr-Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 126;
October 18th, 1916: Stab, I. Bataillon, Württembergisches Landwehr-Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 126;
November 12th, 1916: Zugführer Württembergisches Landwehr-Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 126;
December 15th, 1916 - February 27th, 1920: French POW;
May 3rd, 1920: Reichswehr-Schützen-Regiment 25;
October 1st, 1920: 13. (Württembergisches) Infanterie-Regiment;
October 1st, 1926: Bataillonsadjutant 13. (Württembergisches) Infanterie-Regiment;
October 1st, 1929: Lehrgang;
October 1st, 1930: Lehrgang Reichswehrministerium;
October 1st, 1932: Reichswehrministerium;
January 1st, 1933: Ic, Stab, 6. Division;
October 1st, 1934: Ic, Stab, Wehrkreis VI;
July 1st, 1935: Kompanieführer Infanterie-Regiment Breslau;
October 1st, 1935: Kompanieführer Infanterie-Regiment 49;
July 1st, 1936: Ia, Stab, 34. Infanterie-Division;
August 1st, 1938: Lehrer Kriegsschule;
August 26th, 1939: Ic, Generalstab Heeresgruppe C;
February 5th, 1940: Ia, Generalstab XXXVIII. Armeekorps;
August 1st, 1940: Stabchef Heeres-Kontrolle-Inspektion Frankreich;
July 20th, 1942: Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 145;
February 17th, 1943: Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 980;
April 25th, 1943: Führerreserve;
May 3rd, 1943 - May 29th, 1943: 4. Divisionsführer Lehrgang;
October 1st, 1943: mit den Führung Beauftragt, 339. Infanterie-Division;
October 26th, 1943: mit den Führung Beauftragt, Divisions-Gruppe 339;
November 15th, 1943: mit den Führung Beauftragt, Korps-Abteilung C;
February 1st, 1944- April 1944: Führer Korps-Abteilung C;
June 1st, 1944 - July 27th, 1944: Kommandeur Korps-Abteilung C;
August 12th, 1944: Führerreserve;
August 26th, 1944: Führer 564. Volksgrenadier-Division;
September 1st, 1944: Kommandeur 564. Volksgrenadier-Division;
September 15th, 1944: Kommandeur 183. Volksgrenadier-Division;
February 25th, 1944: Führerreserve;
March 20th, 1945: Kommandeur Feldausbildungs-Division 150;
April 15th, 1945 - October 2nd, 1947: POW.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Korps-Abteilung C, Heer
Awarded on:
May 14th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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