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Angelis, de, Maximilian

Date of birth:
October 2nd, 1889 (Budapest, Hungary)
Date of death:
December 6th, 1974 (Graz/Styria, Austria)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor
Unit:
Kommandeur 76.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
May 13th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor
Unit:
Kommandeur 76.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
June 1st, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Generaal-majoor)
Unit:
Kommandeur 76. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
September 19th, 1941
Ordinul Mihai Viteazul Clasa 3
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur 76.Infanterie-Division / XXXXIV.Armee-Korps / 17.Armee / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
February 9th, 1942
Awarded the Knight’s Cross for preventing a Soviet breakthrough towards Artemowsk on the 18.01.1942.
859th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Artillerie (Lieutenant-General of Artillerie)
Unit:
Kommandierender General XXXXIV.Armee-Korps / 6.Armee / Heeresgruppe A
Awarded on:
November 12th, 1943
Awarded the Oakleaves for the following command achievements…

1) Crossing the Donez river in summer 1942.

2) The relentless pursuit of enemy forces as far as the western Caucasus.

3) Helping to hold the Kuban bridgehead despite much larger enemy forces.
323rd Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo 1: Gareth Collins
  • Photo: Gareth Collins via Axis Biographical Research
  • - THOMAS, FRANZ & WEGMANN, GÜNTER, Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945, Biblio-Verlag, 1997.
    - 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, 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
    - Kursietis, Andris J., The Wehrmacht at War 1939-1945, Aspekt, The Netherlands, 1999
    - Helden der Wehrmacht II, Sammelband (Miscellany), FZ-Verlag GmbH, München, Deutschland, 2003
    - Berger, F., Ritterkreuzträger aus Österreich und den k.u.k. Kronländern, Selbstverlag Florian Berger, Wien, Österreich, 2006
    - Axis Biographical Research
    - Lexikon-der-Wehrmacht.de

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