Friebe, Werner

Date of birth:
July 12th, 1897 (Droschkau/Upper Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:
March 8th, 1962 (Stuttgart/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
June 1st, 1944: Generalmajor.

Career:
August 26th, 1939: Ia 20. Inf.Div. (mot.);
January 7th, 1941: Chef des Generalstabes XXXXXVIII. Panzerkorps;
January 1st, 1943: Führer-Reserve OKH;
January 5th, 1943: kdrt. als Gen.St.s.Offz. zu den Div.Fhr.Lehrgängen;
April 1st, 1944: Kdr. 8. Pz.Div.;

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Awarded on:
September 19th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst im Generalstab (Colonel to the General Staff)
Unit:
Chef des Generalstabes, XXXXVIII. Panzerkorps, Heer
Awarded on:
May 30th, 1942
Details:
According to the Officer Evaluation report the awarding date is 3-6-1942.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 12th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Führer, eines gepanzerten Verbandes, 8. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
April 21st, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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