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Erich Jaschke

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Years of service  1909–45
Rank  General der Infanterie

Name  Erich Jaschke
Service/branch  German Army
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Born  11 May 1890 Danzig (1890-05-11)
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)  Weimar Republic (to 1933)  Nazi Germany
Battles/wars  World War I World War II Operation Barbarossa Battle of Bialystok–Minsk Siege of Leningrad Battle of Kursk
Died  October 18, 1961, Hamburg, Germany
Awards  Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Battles and wars  World War I, Operation Barbarossa, Battle of Bialystok–Minsk, Siege of Leningrad, Battle of Kursk, World War II
Commands held  20th Infantry Division, 55e corps d'armee

Erich Jaschke (11 May 1890 – 18 October 1961) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II who commanded the 20th Infantry Division. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves.

Awards and decorations

  • Iron Cross (1914) 2nd Class (5 November 1914) & 1st Class (5 April 1915)
  • Honour Cross of the World War 1914/1918
  • Clasp to the Iron Cross (1939) 2nd Class (31 May 1940) & 1st Class (8 July 1941)
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
  • Knight's Cross on 4 December 1941 as Oberst and commander of Infanterie-Regiment 90
  • 295th Oak Leaves on 7 September 1943 as General der Infanterie and commander of LV. Armeekorps
  • References

    Erich Jaschke Wikipedia


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