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Reichenau, von, Walter Karl Ernst August

Date of birth:
October 8th, 1884 (Karlsruhe/Baden, Germany)
Date of death:
January 17th, 1942 (Leipzig/Saxony, Germany)
Buried on:
Invalidenfriedhof (Invalids' Cemetery)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
February 1st, 1932: Oberst;
February 1st, 1934: Generalmajor;
February 1st, 1935: Generalleutnant;
February 1st, 1936: General der Artillerie;
October 1st, 1939: Generaloberst;
July 19th, 1940: Generalfeldmarschall.

Career:
1903: preußische Armee;
February 1st, 1933 - September 30th, 1935: Chef des Ministeramtes, Reichswehrministerium/Mitglied Reichsverteidigungsausschusses;
1934 - 1936: Mitglied des Präsidiums des Organisationskomitees der IV. Olympischen Winterspiele 1936, Garmisch-Partenkirchen;
October 1st, 1935 - February 4th, 1938: Kommandierender General / Befehlshaber Wehrkreis VII, München;
February 3rd, 1938 - January 17th, 1942: Mitglied IOC;
February 4th, 1938 - 1939: Oberbefehlshaber Gruppe 4, Leipzig;
March 1939 - October 1939: Oberbefehlshaber X. Armee;
October 10th, 1939 - January 5th, 1942: Oberbefehlshaber VI. Armee;
December 3rd, 1941: Oberbefehlshaber Heeresgruppe Süd.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Artillerie (Lieutenant-general of Artillerie)
Unit:
Kommandierender General, 10.Armee, Heer
Awarded on:
September 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Artillerie (Lieutenant-general of Artillerie)
Unit:
Kommandierender General, 10.Armee, Heer
Awarded on:
September 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Artillerie (Lieutenant-general of Artillerie)
Unit:
Kommandierender General, 10.Armee, Heer
Awarded on:
September 30th, 1939
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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