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Felmy, Hellmuth

Date of birth:
May 28th, 1885 (Berlin/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
December 14th, 1965 (Darmstadt/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
October 18th, 1904: Fähnrich;
August 18th, 1905: Leutnant;
January 21st, 1913: Oberleutnant;
December 24th, 1914: Hauptmann;
January 1st, 1927: Major;
November 1st, 1933: Oberst;
January 1st, 1936: Generalmajor;
April 20th, 1937: Generalleutnant;
February 4th, 1938: General der Flieger

Career:
October 18th, 1904: Infanterie-Regiment „von der Marwitz“ (8. Pommersches) Nr. 61;
?: Führer Fliegerabteilung 300 "Pascha";
1918: Oberkommando der Schutztruppen, Reichskolonialamt;
?: Kraftfahrtruppen Reichswehr;
?: Infanterie Reichswehr;
?: Kommandeur Fliegerwaffenschulen;
January 1st, 1936: Kommandierender General, Luftkreis VII;
April 1st, 1938: Befehlshaber Gruppenkommando 2;
?: Oberbefehlshaber Luftflotte 2;
January 12th, 1940: resignation;
?: entering renewed service;
May 23rd, 1941 - June 20th, 1941: Deutsche Militärmission nach dem Irak / Sonderstab F;
June 21st, 1941 - September 1942: Militärbefehlshaber Südgriechenland;
1943 - 1944: Kommandeur LXVIII. Armeekorps;
1944 - 1945: Kommandeur XXXIV. Armeekorps;
May 8th, 1945 - December 15th, 1951: POW;
1948: Neurenberg Geiselmord-Prozess, sentenced to 15 years imprisonment;
31st January 1951: sentenced reduced to 10 years;
December 15th, 1951: released.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Flieger
Unit:
LXVIII.Armeekorps
Awarded on:
January 16th, 1945
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

Sources

  • Photo 1: Axis Biographical Research
  • Photo: Axis Biographical Research
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X