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SS-Oberführer Kurt Benson

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SS-Oberführer Kurt Benson

Postby thomas on 14 Dec 2004 08:35

Dear all

I have three question to this man:

1. Was he ever promoted to SS-Brigadeführer or was he "only" SS-Oberführer"?

2. Why he left the SS and went to the Wehrmacht as Oberleutnant?

3. In which unit fought he in the Wehrmacht?

Any information would be highly appreciated.

Greetings

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Re: SS-Oberführer Kurt Benson

Postby Andreas Schulz on 14 Dec 2004 08:42

thomas wrote:Dear all

I have three question to this man:

1. Was he ever promoted to SS-Brigadeführer or was he "only" SS-Oberführer"?

2. Why he left the SS and went to the Wehrmacht as Oberleutnant?

3. In which unit fought he in the Wehrmacht?

Any information would be highly appreciated.

Greetings

thomas


Hi Thomas,

1. Benson was "only" SS-Oberführer (20.06.1935).
2. He not left the SS.
3. 1939 zum Kriegsdienst beim Infanterie-Regiment 46 einberufen (Westfront, UdSSR), 01.04.1942 Oberleutnant d. R.

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Postby thomas on 14 Dec 2004 09:53

Dear AnDie

Thank you very much for these quick answers.

Greetings

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Postby Phil Nix on 14 Dec 2004 11:21

Here is a short bio
Many SS officers served in the army during the war but they remained in the SS as Ehrenführer
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Postby thomas on 14 Dec 2004 12:51

Dear Phil Nix

Thank you very much for your intresting answer.

Greetings

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Re: SS-Oberführer Kurt Benson

Postby Igor Karpov on 07 Apr 2011 10:05

A photo of him.

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