PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Angern, Günther
Date of birth: March 5th, 1893 (Kolberg/Pomerania, Germany)
Date of death:  February 2nd, 1943 (Stalingrad/Stalingrad Oblast, Soviet Union)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Dutch language biography available.

Promotions:
1st April 1911: Fahnenjunker;
20th February 1912: Fähnrich;
18th November 1912: Leutnant;
22nd March 1916: Oberleutnant;
1st October 1922: Rittmeister;
1st April 1933: Major;
1st October 1935: Oberstleutnant;
1938: Oberst;
1st September 1941: Generalmajor;
21st January 1943: Generalleutnant.
     
EHRENKREUZ FÜR FRONTKÄMPFER
Rank: Major
Awarded on: 1934
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER WEHRMACHT 1.KLASSE, 25 JAHRE
Rank: Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Awarded on: October 2nd, 1936
 
     
MAGYAR ÉRDEMREND KÖZÉPKERESZTJE
Rank: Oberst (Colonel)
Awarded on: October 26th, 1938
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 2ER KLASSE 1914
Rank: Oberst (Colonel)
Awarded on: September 18th, 1939
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 1ER KLASSE 1914
Rank: Oberst (Colonel)
Awarded on: October 9th, 1939
 
     
MEDAILLE ZUR ERINNERUNG AN DIE HEIMKEHR DES MEMELLANDES
Rank: Oberst (Colonel)
Awarded on: 1939
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Oberst (Colonel)
Unit: Kommandeur, 11. Schützen-Brigade, Heer
Awarded on: August 7th, 1940
Action: Awarded for his part in the breakthrough around the bridges of Anzien and St. Datharine, north of Arras on May 23rd, 1940 and the crossing of the Bethune at St. Aubin and Dampierre on June 10th, 1940.
Details: 145th Award.
Entered: 18th July 1940.
Confirmed: 26th July 1940.
Granted: 5th August 1940.
Preliminary Award document and decoration dated on 7th August 1940.
 
     
ANERKENNUNGSURKUNDE DES OBERBEFEHLSHABERS DES HEERES
Rank: Oberst (Colonel)
Awarded on: July 7th, 1941
 
     
EHRENBLATTSPANGE DES HEERES UND WAFFEN-SS
Rank: Oberst (Colonel)
Awarded on: July 22nd, 1941
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit: 11.Panzer-Division / 4.Panzer-Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on: March 8th, 1942
Details: Entered: 20th February 1942.
Confirmed: 25th February 1942.
Awarded: 8th March 1942.
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SCHWARZ
 
     
MEDAILLE ZUR ERINNERUNG AN DEN 1. OKTOBER 1938
 
     
PANZERKAMPFABZEICHEN (OHNE ZAHLEN)
 
     
VOENEN ORDEN "ZA HRABROST" III STEPEN, 1 KLAS
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SILBER
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- PATZWALL, K. & SCHERZER, V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001.
- De Slag om Stalingrad
- Axis History Biographical Research via Axis History Forum
- Karteikarten RK/DKiG, Bundesarchiv
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