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Herzog, Kurt

Date of birth:
March 27th, 1889 (Quedlinburg/Harz, Germany)
Date of death:
May 8th, 1948 (Lager Workuta, Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Died as Soviet Prisoner-of-War on 8th May 1948.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 10th, 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Claas on 26th October 1914.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 29th, 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on 6th November 1916.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur 291.Infanterie-Division / XXXVIII.Armee-Korps / 18.Armee / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
October 18th, 1941
Details:
596th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Artillerie
Unit:
Kommandierender General XXXVIII.Armeekorps / 16.Armee / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
January 12th, 1945
Details:
694th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wehrkundearchiv
  • Photo: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
  • - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9

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