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Fischer von Weikersthal, Walther

Date of birth:
September 15th, 1890 (Stuttgart/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:
February 11th, 1953 (Stuttgart/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Promotions:
March 1st, 1938: Generalmajor;
April 1st, 1940: Generalleutnant;
January 1st, 1942 General der Infanterie.

Career:
1909: Armee;
October 6th, 1936 - August 25th, 1939: Chef des Generalstabs, V. Armeekorps;
August 26th, 1939 - November 24th, 1940: Chef des Generalstabs , 7.Armee;
November 25th, 1940 - November 30th, 1941: Kommandeur 35. Infanterie-Division;
December 1st, 1941 - March 23rd, 1942: Kampfgruppe LIII. Armeekorps;
September 25th, 1942 - July 25th, 1944: Kampfgruppe LXVII. Armeekorps;
March 27th, 1945 - May 8th, 1945: Kampfgruppe Höheres Kommando "Oberrhein";
May 8th, 1945 - 1947: POW.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 22nd, 1935
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Awarded on:
July 8th, 1939
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 13. März 1938
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Chef des Generalstabes, 7. Armee, Heer
Awarded on:
December 22nd, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Chef des Generalstabes, 7. Armee, Heer
Awarded on:
June 16th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 35. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
August 6th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1942
Medaille

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