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Fahnert, Friedrich

Date of birth:
January 18th, 1897 (Limbach/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
June 10th, 1964 (Baden-Baden/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
April 1st, 1938: Generalmajor;
April 1st, 1940: Generalleutnant;
April 1st, 1945 General der Luftnachrichtentruppe.

Career:
1900: Armee;
September 30th, 1932: Abschied (Generalmajor);
October 1st, 1933 Reaktiviert;
1936: Luftwaffe;
October 1st, 1938 - April 30th, 1939: Höherer Kommandeur der Luft-Nachrichtenschule Berlin;
October 1st, 1940 - September 30th, 1942: Höherer Nachrichtenführer Luftflotte 1;
October 1st, 1942 - September 20th, 1944: Kommandeur Luftnachrichten-Ausbildungs-Division Frankreich;
September 21st, 1944 - January 31st, 1945: Kommandeur Luftnachrichten-Ausbildungs-Division Berlin;
February 1st, 1945 - May 2nd, 1945: Kommandeur Luftwaffen-Nachrichtenstab Halle;
May 2nd, 1945 - December 5th, 1947: British POW.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Air Vice Marshall)
Unit:
Höherer Nachrichtenführer, Stab, Luftflottenkommando1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
November 3rd, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Silber

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