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Hermann von Oppeln Bronikowski

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Years of service  1917–45
Service/branch  German Army
Battles and wars  World War II

Role  Olympic athlete
Rank  Generalmajor
Unit  20th Panzer Division
Hermann von Oppeln-Bronikowski Thema anzeigen Generalmajor Hermann von Oppeln
Born  2 January 1899 Berlin, Kingdom of Prussia, German Empire (1899-01-02)
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)  Weimar Republic (to 1933)  Nazi Germany
Battles/wars  World War I World War II
Awards  Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords
Name  Hermann Oppeln-Bronikowski
Died  September 19, 1966, Gaisach, Germany

Hermann von Oppeln-Bronikowski (2 January 1899 – 19 September 1966) was a German general during World War II who commanded the 20th Panzer Division. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords of Nazi Germany.

Hermann von Oppeln-Bronikowski Feuchtinger Edgar WW2 Gravestone

Awards

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  • Iron Cross (1914) 2nd Class (28 May 1918) & 1st Class (14 October 1918)
  • Clasp to the Iron Cross (1939) 2nd Class (25 September 1939) & 1st Class (10 November 1939)
  • German Cross in Gold on 7 August 1943 as Oberst in Panzer-Regiment 11
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords
  • Knight's Cross on 1 January 1943 as Oberst and commander of Panzer-Regiment 204
  • Oak Leaves on 28 July 1944 as Oberst and commander of Panzer-Regiment 22
  • Swords on 17 April 1945 as Generalmajor and commander of the 20. Panzer-Division

  • Hermann von Oppeln-Bronikowski Frederich Gerhard and Hermann von OppelnBronikowski 1936
    Hermann von Oppeln-Bronikowski Hermann von OppelnBronikowski Wikipedia

    References

    Hermann von Oppeln-Bronikowski Wikipedia


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