Görne, von, Jürgen

Date of birth:
1908
Date of death:
March 3rd, 2003 (Rottach-Egern)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Oberst der Panzertruppe. Kommandeur Panzer Regiment" Brandenburg". After the Second World War he lengthened his name by adding it to Jürgen von Görne-Plaue.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur Aufklärungs-Abteilung 29 (motorisiert) / 29.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
October 20th, 1941
Action:
Jürgen von Görne was awarded the Knight’s Cross for capturing the bridge over the Desna River during the beginning of the Russian Campaign.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher collection
  • - 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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