Jahnke, Kurt (Wh-Infanterie-Regiment 364)

Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Kurt Jahnke served as tankcommander at the Eastern Front and fought all the way to Stalingrad. He was the only survivor of four brothers who served during the Second World War. On of his brothers died while serving on a 'Schnellboot" (PT of MTB boat), another on died while clearing unexploded bombs and the last one was killed by anti-aircraft fire.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
11. / Infanterie-Regiment 364
Awarded on:
May 25th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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