Grün, Werner

Date of birth:
November 23rd, 1913 (Hamburg/Hamburg, Germany)
Date of death:
May 5th, 2004 (Haan/Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

In service from April 1st 1935. Werner Grün finally reached the rank of Major im Generalstab and was nominated for Oberstleutant im Generalstab on April 5th, 1945.

Promotions:
February 1st,1943: Major im Generalstab (RDA: -124a-)

Career:
November 10th, 1938: Adjutant, II. Abteilung, Panzer-Regiment 5;
June 10th, 1940: Führer, 6. Kompanie, Panzer-Regiment 5;
October 21st, 1941: Adjutant, Panzer-Regiment 5;
?: Führer I. Abteilung, Panzer-Regiment 5;
March 19th, 1943: Führerreserve OKH, Generalstabsausbildung 94. Infanterie-Division;
September 1st, 1943: Führerreserve OKH, Generalstabsausbildung LXXXVII. Armeekorps;
December 6th, 1943: Kriegsakademie;
May 10th, 1944: Ib, Fallschirm-Panzer-Division "Hermann Göring";
October 6th, 1944: Quartiermeister, Fallschirm-Panzerkorps "Hermann Göring".

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
Adjutant, II. Abteilung, Panzer-Regiment 5, 3. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
May 20th, 1940
Details:
Silver version.
Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Adjutant, Panzer-Regiment 5, 21. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
March 25th, 1942
Details:
According to the nomination for Oberstleutnant the awarding took place on April 4th, 1942.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Führer, I. Abteilung, Panzer-Regiment 5, 21. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
February 8th, 1943
Details:
Submitted on January 2nd 1943.
Preliminary document and decoration on February 10th 1943 to Pz.AOK 5.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major im Generalstab (Major to the General Staff)
Awarded on:
February 16th, 1944
Ärmelband Afrika

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