Knüppel, Wilhelm

Date of birth:
November 12th, 1902 (Succow an der Ihne/Pomerania, Germany)
Date of death:
September 26th, 1968 (Koblenz/Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
October 1st, 1924: Fänrich;
September 1st, 1925: Oberfänrich;
December 1st, 1925: Leutnant;
August 1st, 1928: Oberleutnant;
September 1st, 1934: Hauptmann;
April 1st, 1940: Major;
March 1st, 1942: Oberstleutnant;
January 1st, 1943: Oberst i.G. (89);
May 1st, 1945: Generalmajor.

Career:
August 28th, 1939: Ia 246. Inf.Div.;
April 20th, 1940: Ia XXXXII. A.K.;
October, 1942: 1 Rgt. bei 263. Inf.Div.;
December 27th, 1942: Leiter des Dtsch.Verb.Stabes 250. Inf.Div.;
December, 1943: Chef Gen.Stabes XXXVIII. Pz.K.;
January 25th, 1945: Chef Gen.Stabes 4.Pz.Armee.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst im Generalstab (Colonel to the General Staff)
Unit:
Leiter Deutscher Verbindungsstab, 250. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
December 15th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 18th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 14th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 17th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse

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