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Bohnstedt, Wilhelm

Date of birth:
October 5th, 1888 (Schmarsow/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
August 11th, 1947 (Hameln/Lower-Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
April 1st, 1940: Generalmajor;
April 1st, 1942: Generalleutnant.

Career:
1909: Armee;
October 15th, 1935 - June 4th, 1940: Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 51;
June 5th, 1940: Führer 32. Infanterie-Division;
October 1st, 1940 - January 20th, 1942: Kommandeur 32. Infanterie-Division;
May 1st, 1942: Inspekteur der Infanterie OKH / BdE;
January 25th, 1945: Führerreserve;
March 5th, 1945 - May 7th, 1945: Inspekteur W.E.I. Hannover;
May 8th, 1945 - August 11th, 1947: POW.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 32. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
October 13th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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