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Schmundt, Rudolf

    Date of birth:
    August 13th, 1896 (Metz/Alsace-Lorraine, Germany)
    Date of death:
    October 1st, 1944 (Rastenburg/East Prussia, Germany)
    Buried on:
    Invalidenfriedhof (Invalids' Cemetery)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    General der Infanterie Rudolf Schmundt died of his wounds substained in the failed assassination attempt on Adolf Hitler in 1944.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Oberst (Colonel)
    Awarded on:
    August 31st, 1939
    Danziger Kreuz II.Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Generalmajor (Brigadier)
    Awarded on:
    April 1st, 1943
    Goldenes Parteiabzeichen
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Generalleutnant (Major-general)
    Awarded on:
    June 19th, 1943
    Goldenes Hitlerjugend Ehrenabzeichen
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    General der Infanterie (Lieutenant-general of Infantry)
    Awarded on:
    July 20th, 1944
    Verwundetenabzeichen 20 juli 1944 in Gold
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    General der Infanterie
    Unit:
    Leitung des Heerespersonalamtes
    Awarded on:
    October 7th, 1944
    Details:
    6th Award, awarded postumous
    Deutscher Orden des Gro▀deutschen Reiches

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