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Frießner, Johannes

Date of birth:
March 22nd, 1892 (Chemnitz/Saxonia, Germany)
Date of death:
June 26th, 1971 (Gmain/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
20th March 1911: Fahnenjunker;
5th August 1911: Fahnenjunker-Unteroffizier;
5th November 1911: Fahnrich;
9th August 1912: Leutnant;
22nd May 1916: Oberleutnant;
1st August 1922: Rittmeister;
1st October 1922: Hauptmann;
1st April 1933: Major;
1st October 1935: Oberstleutnant;
28th February 1938: Oberst;
14th August 1940: Generalmajor;
16th October 1942: Generalleutnant;
20th April 1943: General der Infanterie;
20th August 1944: Generaloberst.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Awarded on:
January 18th, 1935
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  1.Klasse, 25 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Awarded on:
November 9th, 1938
Verdienstkreuz des Ehrenzeichen des Deutschen Roten Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Awarded on:
February 17th, 1939
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 13. März 1938
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Awarded on:
October 16th, 1939
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Awarded on:
January 30th, 1941
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2.Klasse mit Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Awarded on:
January 30th, 1941
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 1.Klasse mit Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Awarded on:
July 27th, 1942
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Awarded on:
August 21st, 1942
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Awarded on:
September 1st, 1942
Ordinul Corona Romaneii
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Infanterie (Lieutenant-general of Infantry)
Unit:
Kommandierender General XXXXI.Panzer-Korps
Awarded on:
June 9th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Infanterie (Lieutenant-general of Infantry)
Unit:
Kommandierender General XXIII.Armeekorps
Awarded on:
July 23rd, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Infanterie (Lieutenant-general of Infantry)
Unit:
Führung Armeeabteilung "Narwa"
Awarded on:
April 9th, 1944
Details:
445th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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