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Hans Georg von Studnitz

Given NameHans Georg
Born31 Aug 1907
Died16 Jul 1993


ww2dbaseHans Georg von Studnitz was born to Thassilo von Studnitz and Anna Maria von Schinckel in Potsdam, Germany in 1907. His early career saw him working at banks in Germany, Chile, Argentina, and the United States following the footsteps of his grandfather Max von Schinckel, an influential banker of Hamburg. In 1929, he decided to change his career, obtaining a journalist position with the newspaper Neue Preußische Zeitung in Berlin, Germany. Between 1931 and 1934, he worked for the newpaper Der Tag. He joined the Nazi Party in 1933. In 1934, he joined the newspaper Berliner Lokal-Anzeiger; in this role, he traveld to Vienna, Austria; London, England, United Kingdom; Rome, Italy; The Hague, Netherlands; Spain; India; and various locations in the Middle East. In Spain, he photographed scenes of the Spanish Civil War. From 1940 until the end of the war, he was under the employment of the Press Office of the Foreign Ministry. After the war, he continued his career in journalism. He published his war time memoir under the title of Als Berlin brannte. Diarium der Jahre 1943-1945(English: While Berlin Burns: Diary of the Years 1943-1945) in 1963. He passed away in Rimsting, Germany in 1993.

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Last Major Revision: Oct 2016

Hans Georg von Studnitz Timeline

31 Aug 1907 Hans Georg von Studnitz was born in Potsdam, Germany.
16 Jul 1993 Hans Georg von Studnitz passed away in Rimsting, Germany.

Photographs Taken by Hans Georg von Studnitz

Spanish Nationalist field gun being towed by a truck, the Battle of Guadalajara, Spain, Mar 1937Spanish Nationalist field gun crew, the Battle of Guadalajara, Spain, Mar 1937, photo 1 of 2
See all 15 photographs by Hans Georg von Studnitz

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