Raegener, Adolf

Date of birth:
February 17th, 1895 (Kleinleinungen/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
August 17th, 1983 (Braunschweig/Lowersaxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
November 6th, 1915: Leutnant der Reserve;
March 22nd, 1916: Leutnant;
?: Oberleutnant;
February 1st, 1930: Hauptmann (RDA -9);
?: Major;
August 1st, 1935: Oberstleutnant;
September 1st, 1940: Oberst;
March 1st, 1944: Generalmajor;
March 1st, 1945: Generalleutnant.

Career:
October 15th, 1935: Kommandeur I. / Infanterie-Regiment 67;
February 1st, 1940: Kommandeur II. / Infanterie-Regiment 68;
March 1st, 1940: Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 309;
February 1st, 1941: Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 9;
June 1st, 1943: Lehrgangskommandeur genesende Offiziere, Wehrkreis III;
January 15th, 1944: Kommandeur Fahnenjunkerschule IX, Hagenau/Elsass;
September 13th, 1944: Kommandeur Fahnenjunkerschule IX, Randers/Dänemark;
January 1945: Kommandeur Verteidigungsbereich Warthe;
January 25th, 1945: Kommandeur Festung Küstrin;
February 7th, 1945: Kommandeur Divisionsstab Raegener;
March 13th, 1945: Kommandeur Verteidigungsbereich Magdeburg;
May 1st, 1945: Kommandierender General Korpsgruppe Raegener;
May 8th, 1945: American POW.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Infanterie-Regiment 309, 208. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
June 25th, 1940
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandant, Verteidigungsbereich Magdeburg, Heer
Awarded on:
April 17th, 1945
Details:
842nd Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
June 5th, 1916
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
March 2nd, 1917
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
Baltenkreuz 2. Klasse
Baltenkreuz 1. Klasse
Medaille zur Erinnerung an die Heimkehr des Memellandes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 1st, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 17th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914

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