Grote, Freiherr, Horst

Date of birth:
May 12th, 1912 (Gleiwitz/Upper-Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:
June 5th, 2008 (Hannover/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Horst Freiherr Grote finally reached the rank of Major im Generalstab. After the Seconr World War he served with the Bundeswehr until 30th September 1970 and finally there reached the rank of Oberstleutnant (according to several sources Oberst).

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän, 4. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Lehrgeschwader 2, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
July 21st, 1940
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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