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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 (1933-1945, Third Reich)

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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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Infanterie-Regiment 459
Awarded on:
January 19th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 459
Awarded on:
May 4th, 1944
Awarded for his success while serving as acting commander of the 96. Infanterie-Division. His skillful leadership significantly contributed to his Division’s ability to break out of the Kamenets-Podolski pocket along with the rest of the 1. Panzerarmee during the early spring of 1944.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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