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- 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)
- German (1933-1945, Third Reich)
General der Infanterie Rudolf Schmundt died of his wounds substained in the failed assassination attempt on Adolf Hitler in 1944.
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- Second World War (1939-1945)
- General der Infanterie
- Leitung des Heerespersonalamtes
- Awarded on:
- October 7th, 1944
6th Award, awarded postumous