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Kurt von Briesen

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German troops decorated and troops pass in review along Avenue Foch, Paris, durin...HD Stock Footage

 

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Es geht ins Märkerland

 

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Lager Briesen og "Julen er her"

 

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hundert Tschetschenen stürmen Rheinsberg in Brandenburg

 

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Pariser Einzugsmarsch [German march]

Kurt von Briesen was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany. He was a recipient of the Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross. Briesen led the 30th Infantry Division in the invasion of Poland in 1939. On 1 Aug 1940, Briesen was promoted to the rank of general. On 25 November 1940 he was appointed commanding general of the LII Army Corps. Briesen was killed by Soviet aircraft near Isjum on the Seversky Donets River, southeast of Kharkov, on 20 November 1941.
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