Tripti Joshi (Editor)

Martin Kuhne

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Covid-19
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Years of service  1937–45
Name  Martin Kuhne
Service/branch  Luftwaffe
Rank  Major
Born  1 November 1918 Langebruck (1918-11-01)
Died  25 March 2003(2003-03-25) (aged 84) Germany
Commands held  I./Fallschirmjager-Regiment 2 I./Fallschirmjager-Regiment 10

Martin Kuhne (1 November 1918 – 25 March 2003) was a highly decorated Major in the Fallschirmjager during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards and decorations

  • Fallschirmschutzenabzeichen (28 April 1940)
  • Iron Cross (1939)
  • 2nd Class (18 May 1940)
  • 1st Class (18 May 1940)
  • Ground Assault Badge of the Luftwaffe (26 May 1943)
  • Honour Goblet of the Luftwaffe (7 October 1941)
  • Medaglia d'Argento al Valor Militare (9 February 1942)
  • Eastern Front Medal (16 July 1942)
  • Libya Medal (11 February 1943)
  • German Cross in Gold (23 July 1943)
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 29 February 1944 as Hauptmann and commander of the I./Fallschirmjager-Regiment 2
  • Armelband Kreta
  • References

    Martin Kuhne Wikipedia


    Similar Topics
    Grumpy Cats Worst Christmas Ever
    Kennet Andersson
    Polly Carver Kimm
    Topics
     
    B
    i
    Link
    H2
    L