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Felzmann, Maximilian

Date of birth:
April 22nd, 1894 (Zwittau/Maringia, Czechoslovakia)
Date of death:
June 8th, 1962 (Zürich, Switserland)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Maximilian Felzmann was American Prisoner-of-War from 1945 until 1947.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 18th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 27th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Artillerie-Regiment 251
Awarded on:
January 29th, 1942
Details:
Award 66/41.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 29th, 1943
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor
Unit:
Kommandeur 251.Infanterie-Division / XXXXVI.Panzerkorps / 2.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
November 28th, 1943
Details:
2365th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur Korpsabtelung E / 2.Armee / Heeresgrupe Mitte
Awarded on:
November 3rd, 1944
Details:
643rd Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
    - 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
    - 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