Schmidt, Arthur

Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
1st November 1914: Fahnenjunker;
24th December 1914: Fähnrich;
8th May 1915: Leutnant;
1st November 1923: Oberleutnant;
1st July 1928: Hauptmann;
1st November 1934: Major;
1st August 1937: Oberstleutnant;
1st February 1940: Oberst;
1st June 1942: Generalmajor;
17th January 1943: Generalleutnant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst im Generalstab
Unit:
V.Armeekorps
Awarded on:
January 26th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor
Unit:
Chef Generalstab 6.Armee
Awarded on:
January 6th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X

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