Burgdorf, Wilhelm

    Date of birth:
    February 15th, 1895 (Fürstenwalde/Brandenburg, Germany)
    Date of death:
    May 2nd, 1945 (Berlin/Brandenburg, Germany)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    Wilhelm Burgdorf comitted suicide at the Reichskanzlerei bunker in Berlin on May 2nd, 1945, durin gthe Battle for Berlin. At that moment he served as Chefadjutant der Wehrmacht, Führer und Chef des Heerespersonalamtes der OKH and Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 524 with the rank of General der Infanterie.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Oberst (Colonel)
    Unit:
    Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 529 / 299. Infanterie-Division
    Awarded on:
    September 29th, 1941
    Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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