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Krancke, Theodor

Date of birth:
March 30th, 1893 (Magdeburg/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
June 18th, 1973 (Wentorf/Lowersaxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 29th, 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class in May 1915.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 20th, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on 27th September 1919.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitän zur See
Unit:
Kommandant Schwere Kreuzer "Admiral Scheer"
Awarded on:
February 21st, 1941
Details:
57th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 26th, 1941
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Admiral
Unit:
Oberbefehlshaber Marine-Gruppenkommando West
Awarded on:
October 18th, 1944
Details:
614th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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