Schack, Friedrich August

Date of birth:
March 27th, 1892 (Schmiedeberg an der Netze-Schubin/Posen, Germany)
Date of death:
July 24th, 1968 (Goslar/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 10th, 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on 22nd March 1916.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 25th, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on 29th March 1918.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 392 / 169.Infanterie-Division / Höheres Kommando XXXVI / Armee Norwegen
Awarded on:
July 24th, 1941
Details:
378th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 4th, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 27th, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur 272.Infanterie-Division / 5. Panzer-Armee / Heeresgruppe B
Awarded on:
September 21st, 1944
Details:
597th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wehrkundearchiv
  • Photo: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
    - 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

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