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Großmann, Horst (6. Infanterie-Division)

Date of birth:
November 19th, 1891 (Sybba-Lyck/Easternprussia, Germany)
Date of death:
May 4th, 1972 (Rüsselsheim/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Horst Großmann finally reached the rank of General der Infanterie. He was a Prisoner-of-War to the British from May 8th, 1945 until July 7th, 1947..

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 18th, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on 1st October 1914.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 28th, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on 25th October 1916.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 84 / 8. Infanterie-Division / VIII.Armee-Korps / 9.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
August 23rd, 1941
Details:
434th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Kommandeur 6. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
February 11th, 1943
Details:
Award 298/5.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur 6. Infanterie-Division / XXXXVII.Panzer-Korps / 9.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
September 4th, 1943
Details:
292nd Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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