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Jost, Walter (WH-Jäger)

Date of birth:
July 25th, 1896 (Rastatt/Baden, Germany)
Date of death:
April 24th, 1945 (Villadose/Province of Rovigo, Italy)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Generalleutnant Jost commander of the 42. Jäger-Division was killed in action.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Jäger-Regiment 75 / 5. Jägerdivision
Awarded on:
March 31st, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
  • Photo: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
  • - Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer, Elite of the Third Reich - The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-45: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, England, 2003
    - Reinicke, A., Die 5. Jäger-Division – Polen, Westfeldzug 1940, Rußland, Das Ende an der Oderfront, Nebel Verlag GmbH, Eggolsheim, Deutschland, 2003
    - Axis Biographical Research

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