Falkenhayn, Erich von.

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Falkenhayn, Erich von
Falkenhayn, Erich von, born on 03-06-1881 in Küstrun, joined the Army on 22-03-1900, as Company Officer in the 145th King Infantry Regiment,  age 18. He became a pilot in the 39th Field Flying Battalion with this battalion he started in World War I and retired on 07-01-1920 from the Reichswehr , age 38. He reactivated in Hermann Goering’s
    (did you know) Luftwaffe , on 01-10-1933 as Supplement Officer. With the outbreak of World War II  he was Commander of Military District Command Pforzheim, to 31-03-1941. Falkenhayn was commander of Luftwaffe Construction Brigade II, to 09-07-1942. His last post was of Officer with Special Duties of the RLM to his retirement, on 30-01-1942, age 60.

Death and burial ground of Falkenhayn, Erich von.

He lived in Tiefenbronn, where he at the age of 68 died, on 27-04-1956. Falkenhayn is buried with his wife Dorothea, born Richter, who died old age 92, on 07-02-1991, on the Old Cemetery in Tiefenbronn.


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