Angern, Günther

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Name
Angern, Günther Gender: M
Günther Ernst Adolf Hermann Angern
born on 5 March 1893 at 22:30 (= 10:30 PM )
Place Kolberg, Germany, 54n11, 15e35
Timezone LMT m15e35 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 15°34' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 22°57 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 04°47'



Günther Angern (At far right)
photo: UnknownUnknown, license cc-by-sa-3.0-de

Biography

German general in the Wehrmacht (united armed forces) during World War II who commanded the 11th and 16th Panzer Divisions. His time leading the 11th division was brief, for he was wounded nine days after starting his command. He had a long period off active duty because of his wounds and during this time was promoted to generalmajor and received the German Cross in Gold. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany. Angern committed suicide on 2 February 1943, aged 49, following the conclusion of the Battle of Stalingrad.


Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Berlin Provincial Archives.

Categories

  • Personal : Death : Suicide
  • Vocation : Military : Combat
  • Vocation : Military : Military career (General)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (WWI, WWII)
  • Vocation : Military : Wounded