Zeitzler, Kurt

Date of birth:
June 9th, 1895 (Cossmar-Luckau/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
September 26th, 1963 (Hohenaschau/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst im Generalstab
Unit:
Chef der Generalstab Panzergruppe 1
Awarded on:
May 18th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Infanterie (Lieutenant-General of Infantry)
Awarded on:
December 18th, 1943
Details:
Awarded with swords.
Vapaudenristin 1.luokka rintatähtineen (VR 1 rt)

Sources

  • Photo 1: Norbert Beyerlein
  • Photo: Norbert Beyerlein
  • - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9

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