Bleicken, Otto-Heinrich

Date of birth:
July 18th, 1909
Date of death:
January 31st, 1993
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
January 1st, 1939: Hauptmann (RDA -82-);
May 1st, 1943: Oberstleutnant im Generalstab (RDA -13-);
April 20th, 1945: Oberst.

Career:
August 26th, 1939: Ic, XXVI. Armeekorps;
June 4th, 1940: Quartiermeister, XXVI. Armeekorps;
June 23rd, 1941: Lazerett;
July 4th, 1941: Führerreserve OKH;
August 3rd, 1941: Gruppenleiter Generalstab des Heeres, OKH;
December 18th, 1942 - 31 mei 1943: Ia, XXXXVI Panzerkorps;
May 11th, 1943: Ia, 7. Panzer-Division;
July 17th, 1944: Ia, Panzergrenadier-Division Grossdeutschland
November 21st, 1944: Chef des Generalstabes, Panzerkorps Grossdeutschland.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 18th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 4th, 1941
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 1st, 1942
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2.Klasse mit Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 29th, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant im Generalstab (Lieutenant-colonel to the General Staff)
Unit:
7. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
December 17th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 24th, 1944
Details:
Silver version.
Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 16th, 1944
Panzerkampfabzeichen II Stufe

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