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Jahr, Arno

Date of birth:
December 3rd, 1890 (Prittitz/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
January 21st, 1943 (Podgornoje/Russian SFSR, USSR)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
July 4th, 1909: Fahnenjunker;
March 22th, 1910: Fähnrich;
November 16th, 1910: Leutnant;
March 22th, 1915: Oberleutnant;
March 22th, 1918: Hauptmann;
February 1st, 1920: Polizei-Hauptmann;
July 1st, 1931: Polizei-Major;
October 15th, 1935: Polizei-Oberstleutnant;
November 21st, 1935: Oberstleutnant z.V.;
January 1st, 1937: Oberst;
December 1st, 1940: Generalmajor (2);
December 1st, 1942: Generalleutnant (2).

Career:
August 26th, 1939: Kdr. Pionier-Regimentsstab 685;
January 20th, 1940: Pionierführer XXXVI. A.K.;
January 5th, 1941: Armee-Pionierführer 17. Armee;
February 1st, 1942: Kdr. 387. Inf.Div.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 387. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
December 22nd, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Armee-Pionier-Führer, 17. Armee, Heer
Awarded on:
November 15th, 1941
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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