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Jaschke, Erich

    Date of birth:
    May 11th, 1890 (Danzig/Pommerania, Germany)
    Date of death:
    October 14th, 1961 (Hamburg/Lowersaxony, Germany)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

    Biography

    Career:
    ?: Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 90 (motorisiert);
    ?: Kommandeur 20. infanterie-Division;
    ?: Kommandierender General LV. Armeekorps;
    ?: Oberkommando des Heeres.

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    Period:
    First World War (1914-1918)
    Awarded on:
    November 5th, 1914
    Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)
    Period:
    First World War (1914-1918)
    Awarded on:
    April 5th, 1915
    Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    May 31st, 1940
    1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    July 8th, 1941
    1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Oberst (Colonel)
    Unit:
    Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 90 (motorisiert)
    Awarded on:
    December 4th, 1941
    Awarded for distinguishing himself during the advance towards Tikhvin via Grusino.
    Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    General der Infanterie (Lieutenant-General of Infantry)
    Unit:
    Kommandierender General LV. Armeekorps
    Awarded on:
    September 7th, 1943
    Awarded for further proving himself as a commander during critical situations in the area of the 9. Armee, especially during the fighting for Orel in mid-1943.
    295th Award.
    Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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