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Axthelm, von, Walther
- Date of birth:
- December 23rd, 1893 (Hersbruck/Bavaria, Germany)
- Date of death:
- January 6th, 1972 (Traunstein/Bavaria, Germany)
- German (1933-1945, Third Reich)
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- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Generalmajor (Brigadier)
- Kommandierender General, I. Flakkorps, Luftwaffe
- Awarded on:
- September 4th, 1941
Awarded for playing a major role in the great successes of his Flak-Korps while the unit was supporting the operations of Panzergruppe Guderian. He was the first Flak artilleryman to be awarded the Knight’s Cross for his actions on the Eastern front.
- Photo: Gareth Collins, Axisbiographical Research
- - FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- THOMAS, FRANZ & WEGMANN, GÜNTER, Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht 1939-1945, Biblio-Verlag, 1991.
- Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht und Waffen-SS
- Lexicon der Wehrmacht
- Axis Biographical Research