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Friebe, Werner

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

Biography

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Awarded on:
September 19th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst im Generalstab (Colonel in General Staff)
Unit:
Chef des Generalstabes des XLVIII. Panzer-Korps
Awarded on:
May 30th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Führer eines gepanzerter Verbandes der 8. Panzer-Division / 4.Panzerarmee / Heeresgruppe Nordukraine
Awarded on:
April 21st, 1944
Details:
Submitted on April 18th 1944.
Preliminary document and decoration on April 24th 1944 to Pz.AOK 4.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer, Elite of the Third Reich - The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-45: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, England, 2003
    - Federl, C., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, Germany, 2000
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001
    - Axis Biographical Research