Phleps, Arthur

Date of birth:
November 29th, 1881 (Birthälm/transsylvania, Rumania)
Date of death:
September 21st, 1944 (Siebenbürgen/Transsylvania, Rumania)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

When he was Kommandierende General of the V.SS-Gebirgskorps, he also acted as Höhere SS- & Polizeiführer and as Deutscher ,Befehlshaber in Siebenbürgen.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 10th, 1941
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on 27th January 1917.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 26th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Gruppenführer / Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur, SS-Freiwilligen-Gebirgs-Division "Prinz Eugen", Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
July 4th, 1943
Details:
1857th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obergruppenführer / General der Waffen-SS (Lieutenant-General)
Unit:
Kommandierender General, V. SS-Freiwilligen-Gebirgs-Korps, Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
June 20th, 1944
Details:
Award 587/2.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obergruppenführer / General der Waffen-SS (Lieutenant-General)
Unit:
Kommandierender General, V. SS-Freiwilligen-Gebirgs-Korps, Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
November 24th, 1944
Details:
670th Award.
Awarded posthumously.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Gruppenführer (General-Major)
Unit:
7.SS-Freiwilligen- Gebirgsdivision "Prinz Eugen"
Red Zeljeni Trolist First Class Cross
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
October 13th, 1914
Militär-Verdienstmedaille in Bronze
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
March 15th, 1916
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 3rd, 1915
Militärverdienstkreuz III. Klasse
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
April 24th, 1917
Kaiserlicher Orden der Eisernen Krone
Order of the Crown 2nd Class
Awarded on:
April 26th, 1934
Order of Military Merit 2nd Class
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1927
Ordinul Corona Romaneii Commander
Awarded on:
May 10th, 1939
Ordinul Corona Romaneii Grand Cross
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 7th, 1943
Details:
Bronze version
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen

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