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Plato, von, Anton-Detlev

Date of birth:
June 6th, 1910 (Grabow-Dannenberg/Hannover, Germany)
Date of death:
October 12th, 2001 (Lüchow-Dannenberg/Lowersaxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Anton-Detlev von Plato served with the Bundeswehr after the war from 1955 until 31st March 1970 and finally reached the rank of Generalleutnant.

Career:
11th October 1944 - 28th November 1944: Chef des Generalstabs IV. Panzerkorps;
28th November 1944 - 8th May 1945: Chef des Generalstabs Panzerkorps "Feldherrnhalle" (FHH);
1958 - 1960: Deutscher Militärischer Vertreter beim NATO Military Commitee / Brigadegeneral;
1st May 1960- 30th September 1962: Kommandeur Panzertruppenschule in Munster / Brigadegenaral;
1st October 1963 - 30th September 1955: Kommandeur 1.Panzergrenadierdivision in Hannover / Generalmajor;
1st October 1966 - 31st March 1968: Chef des Stabes Heeresgruppe Nord- NORTHAG / Generalmajor;
1st April 1968 - 31st march 1970: Kommandeur des Kommando der Territorialen Verteidigung / Generalleutnant.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant im Generalstab (Lieutenant-colonel to the General Staff)
Unit:
Ia, 5. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
April 11th, 1944
Details:
Name is written in Patzwall / Scherzer as Detlev.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant im Generalstab (Lieutenant-colonel to the General Staff)
Unit:
Ia, 5. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
August 19th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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