Seidemann, Hans

Date of birth:
January 18th, 1902 (Garlin, Germany)
Date of death:
December 21st, 1967 (Braunschweig, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst im Generalstab (Colonel to the General Staff)
Unit:
Chef des Generalstabes Luftflotte 2
Awarded on:
March 20th, 1942
Action:
Awarded for his command achievements while serving in Luftflotte 2 against both England and the Soviet Union.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandierender General VIII.Fliegerkorps
Awarded on:
November 18th, 1944
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Action:
Awarded for his achievements as commander of the VIII. Fliegerkorps, which he directed during its battles on the southern sector on the Eastern front starting from the battle of Kursk.
Details:
658th award
Period:
Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)
Awarded on:
June 6th, 1939
Spanienkreuz, Gold mit Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 25th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 20th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 20th, 1944
Action:
The 8th Air Corps under the command of Lieutenant General Seidemann has supported, in well proven weapons comradeship, our hard-pressed troops of the Army.
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