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Giesen, Gerhard

Date of birth:
January 29th, 1890 (Zülshagen/Pommerania, Germany)
Date of death:
February 5th, 1945
Nationality:
German

Biography

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 23rd, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 4th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant
Unit:
Grenadier-Regiment 676
Awarded on:
December 1st, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 123 / 50.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
November 5th, 1944
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 11th, 1945
Details:
Awarded posthumously.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen

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