Jaenecke, Erwin

Date of birth:
April 22nd, 1890 (Freren-Lingen/Hannover, Germany)
Date of death:
July 3rd, 1960 (Cologne/North-Rhineland-Westernphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur 389.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
October 9th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Pioniere
Unit:
Kommandierender General IV.Armeekorps
Awarded on:
January 2nd, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wilco Vermeer
  • Photo: Wilco Vermeer collection, the Netherlands
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - Wehrmacht Awards.com
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945

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