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Bronsart von Schellendorff, Heinrich-Walter

Date of birth:
September 21st, 1906 (Neustrelitz/Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Germany)
Date of death:
September 12th, 1944 (near Château-Salins/Lorraine, France)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Heinrich-Walter Bronsart von Schellendorff was killed on 12th September 1944. At that moment he was Kommandeur 111.Panzer-Brigade with the rank of Oberst. He was posthumously promoted to Generalmajor.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 11th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 21st, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kradschützen-Bataillon 36
Awarded on:
May 24th, 1942
Details:
Award 121/5.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Kommandeur Panzergrenadier-Regiment 13 / 5.Panzer-Division / LV.Armee-Korps / 9.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
September 10th, 1943
Details:
2092nd Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Kommandeur Panzergrenadier-Regiment 13 / 5.Panzer-Division / LVI.Panzer-Korps / 2.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
February 12th, 1944
Details:
394th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wehrkundearchiv
  • Photo: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
    - 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
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945

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