Philippi, Alfred

Date of birth:
August 3rd, 1903 (Bübingen/Rhineprovince, Germany)
Date of death:
June 15th, 1994 (Winnweiler/Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Alfred Philippi served as Ia 306. Infanterie-Division, with Grenadier-Regiment 535 and with 361. Volksgrenadier-Division. He reached the rank of Generalmajor.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 535
Awarded on:
May 14th, 1944
Action:
Awarded for his tactical skill and leadership of the Grenadier-Regiment 535 during the retreat battles on the southern sector of the Eastern front in early 1944, as the Regiment participated in the retreat battles back across the Ingul, Bobrinez and Bug rivers.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 1st, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht

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