Broich, Friedrich Freiherr von

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Name
Broich, Friedrich Freiherr von Gender: M
Friedrich Kurt Robert von Broich
born on 1 January 1896 at 09:00 (= 09:00 AM )
Place Strasbourg, France, 48n35, 7e45
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 10°28' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 16°44 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 19°17'



Friedrich Freiherr von Broich (in captivity; seated 1st from left)
photo: Unknownwikidata:Q4233718, license cc-by-sa-3.0-de

Biography

German career military officer and panzer commander in World War II.

On 12 May 1943, Von Broich was captured by the British Army along with the remnants of the 10th Panzer Division in Tunisia. While detained at Trent Park, on 1 June 1943, he was promoted to the rank of lieutenant-general, backdated to 1 May 1943. He was repatriated to Germany on 7 October 1947.

He died on 24 September 1974.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield submitted birth certificate n°20 from the online departmental archives, image 11/354: "Vormittag um neun Uhr" (in the morning at nine o'clock). Death data in margin.

Categories

  • Vocation : Military : Military career