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Hollidt, Karl-Adolf

Date of birth:
April 25th, 1891 (Speyer/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
May 22nd, 1985 (Siegen/Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Karl-Adolf Hollidt finally reached the rank of Generaloberst. He was in American imprisonment from October 28th, 1948 until December 24th, 1949.

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Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
September 9th, 1914
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
October 18th, 1916
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 30th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 7th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur 50. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
September 8th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur 50. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
September 19th, 1942
Details:
Royal Decree No. 2628.
Ordinul Mihai Viteazul Clasa 3
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Infanterie (Lieutenant-general of Infantry)
Unit:
Oberbefehlshaber 6. Armee
Awarded on:
May 17th, 1943
Details:
239th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 4th, 1943
Wehrmachtbericht

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