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Hoppe, Harry

Date of birth:
February 11th, 1894 (Braunschweig/Braunschweig, Germany)
Date of death:
August 23rd, 1969 (Wetzlar/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Harry Hoppe was POW from May 8th, 1945 until May 17th, 1948.

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Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
March 20th, 1916
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
March 15th, 1917
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
April 17th, 1918
Ritter des Königlicher Preussischer Hausordens von Hohenzollern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 26th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 12th, 1941
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 424
Awarded on:
September 12th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Infanterie-Regiment 424 / 126. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
May 16th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 6th, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur 278. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
December 18th, 1944
Details:
682nd Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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