Schmidt, Rudolf (Generaloberst)

Date of birth:
May 12th, 1886 (Berlin/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
April 7th, 1957 (Krefeld/Rhineprovince, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Rudolf Schmidt reached the rank of Generaloberst. He was Soviet POW from May 1945 until September 30th, 1955.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 22nd, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandierender General XXXIX. Panzer-Korps / 7. Armee / Heeresgruppe C
Awarded on:
June 3rd, 1940
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Panzertruppen (Lieutenant-General of Armoured Forces)
Unit:
Kommandierender General XXXIX.Armeekorps (motorisiert)
Awarded on:
July 10th, 1941
Details:
19th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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