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Irnfried von Wechmar.
In February of 1941, arrived at the north of Africa (Libya) with his unit of exploration forming part of the Deutschen Afrikakorps, being Major at that time; in March of that year he was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel (Oberstleutnant).
On April 13 of 1941 was decorated with the Knight's Cross for the Iron Cross (Ritterkreuz) and in January of 1942 earned the German Cross in Gold (Deutschen Kreuz in Gold).
Oberstleutnant v. Wechmar in Libya 1941-1942
He was transferred and considering his task as journalist, he was designated as the Head of the Department of propaganda of the Army from January 1942 till early 1943. In that very year (1943) he was promoted to full Colonel (Oberst) and was assigned as Commander of the Panzergrenadierregiment 147 in the East Front.
From 1944 till the end of the war he was Commander of the Sector of Defense Esbjerg-Fanö in Jutlandia (Denmark) and there he was taken prisoner by the English troops.
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Serás lo que debas ser o no serás nada. General José de San Martín.