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Helmuth Beukemann

Helmuth Beukemann

German General and Knight's Cross recipient
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Intro German General and Knight's Cross recipient
Countries United States of America
Occupations Military personnel
Gender male
Birth May 9, 1894 (Hamburg, Germany)
Death July 13, 1981 (Hamburg, Germany)
Helmuth Beukemann
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Biography

Wilhelm Berthold Helmuth Beukemann (9 May 1894 – 13 July 1981) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.

Awards and decorations

  • Iron Cross (1914) 2nd Class (9 September 1914) and 1st Class (23 May 1916)
  • Brunswick War Merit Cross 2nd Class (24 June 1915) and 1st Class (21 May 1918)
    • Bewährungsabzeichen (probation badge) to the War Merit Cross 2nd Class (18 June 1918)
  • Wound Badge in Black (17 August 1918)
  • Hanseatic Cross of Hamburg (16 May 1916)
  • Knight's Cross of the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern with Swords (24 October 1918)
  • Clasp to the Iron Cross (1939) 2nd Class (21 September 1939) and 1st Class (15 October 1939)
  • Anerkennungsurkunde des Oberbefehlshabers des Heeres (1 May 1941)
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 14 May 1941 as Oberst and commander of Infanterie-Regiment 382
  • German Cross in Gold on 20 January 1944 as Generalleutnant and commander of the 75. Infanterie-Division
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