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Kageneck, Graf von, Clemens-Heinrich

Date of birth:
October 17th, 1913 (Berlin, Germany)
Date of death:
March 18th, 2005 (Bad Homburg/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Second-lieutenant)
Unit:
Zugführer 6./Reiter-Regiments 6
Awarded on:
September 26th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Second-lieutenant)
Unit:
Panzer-Regiment 6 / 3. Panzer-Division / Panzergruppe 2 / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
July 3rd, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Chef 4./Panzer-Regiment 6 / 3. Panzer-Division / 1. Panzerarmee / Heeresgruppe A
Awarded on:
November 28th, 1942
Details:
Award 242/32
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur, schwere Panzer-Abteilung 503, III. Panzer-Korps, Heer
Awarded on:
August 4th, 1943
Details:
1926th Award.
Submitted on August 1st 1943.
Preliminary document and decoration on August 12th to Armee Abteilung "Kempf".
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur, schwere Panzer-Abteilung 503, 1. Panzerarmee, Heer
Awarded on:
June 26th, 1944
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Details:
513th Award.
Submitted on June 11th 1944.

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wilco Vermeer
  • 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, Walther-Peer, Elite of the Third Reich - The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-45: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, England, 2003
    - Federl, C., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, Germany, 2000
    - Kurowski F., Feldwebel Kurt Knispel, Der erfolgreichste Panzerschütze und Panzerkommandant des 2. Weltkrieges, Flechsig Verlag, Würzburg, 2007
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001
    - Lexikon-der-Wehrmacht.de

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