PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Bruns, Diedrich
Date of birth: March 17th, 1897 (Tossen-Potenburg/Hannover, Germany)
Date of death:  October 29th, 1988 (Oldenburg/Lowersaxony, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Diedrich Bruns finally reached the rank of Oberstleutnant der Reserve.
     
EHRENKREUZ FÜR FRONTKÄMPFER
Awarded on: 1938
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 2ER KLASSE 1914
Awarded on: June 26th, 1940
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 1ER KLASSE 1914
Awarded on: August 17th, 1941
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
Unit: II. / Infanterie-Regiment 16
Awarded on: February 2nd, 1942
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
Awarded on: July 27th, 1942
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Major der Reserve (Major of Reserves)
Unit: Kommandeur II. / Infanterie-Regiment 16 / 22.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on: August 9th, 1942
 
     
KRIMSCHILD (STIFTUNGS AUSFÜHRING)
Awarded on: 1942
 
     
KRIEGSVERDIENSTKREUZ 2.KLASSE MIT SCHWERTERN
 
     
INFANTERIE-STURMABZEICHEN
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SCHWARZ
 
     
ORDINUL STEAUA ROMANIEI GRAND OFFICER
 
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Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
- Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
- Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945
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