Herff, von, Maximilian

    Date of birth:
    April 17th, 1893 (Hannover/Lower Saxony, Germany)
    Date of death:
    September 6th, 1945 (Windmere/Cumberland, England)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    Maximilian von Herff died on 6th September 1945 in British captivity as SS-Obergruppenführer / General der Waffen-SS. His last position during the Second World War was Chef des Personalamtes der Waffen-SS.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Oberst (Colonel)
    Unit:
    Führer Kampfgruppe "von Herff" (Schützen-Regiment 115) / Deutsches Afrika Korps
    Awarded on:
    June 13th, 1941
    Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    1941
    Medaglia d'argento al Valore Militare

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