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Schwedler, von, Viktor

Date of birth:
January 18th, 1885 (Saint Goarshausen/Hessen-Nassau, Germany)
Date of death:
October 30th, 1954 (Freiburg/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Prior to the Second World War, Viktor von Schwedler received the decorations Eisernes Kreuz (1914) II. and I. Klasse, Ritterkreuz des Königlichen Hausordens von Hohenzollern mit Schwertern, Großherzoglich Hessische Tapferkeitsmedaille, Preußisches Ehrenkreuz III. Klasse mit Schwertern und mit Krone, Österreichisches Militärverdienstkreuz III. Klasse mit der Kriegsdekoration and the Ehren- und Rechtsritter des Königlich Preußischen Johanniter-Ordens.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der infanterie
Unit:
Kommandierender General IV.Armeekorps
Awarded on:
June 29th, 1940
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - 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