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Fischer, Adolf

Date of birth:
July 23rd, 1893 (Schwerte/Westernphalia, Germany)
Date of death:
October 23rd, 1947 (Belgrade, Yougoslavia)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Adolf Fischer finally reached the rank of Generalmajor as Komandeur Kampfgruppe Südost. He was hanged on 23rd October 1947 in Belgrade.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Infanterie-Regiment 459
Awarded on:
January 19th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 459
Awarded on:
May 4th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - 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
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945