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Heitz, Walter

Date of birth:
December 8th, 1878 (Berlin/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
February 9th, 1944 (Moscow-Moscow Oblast/Russia, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
German War Graves Krasnogorsk
Plot: 1. Grave: 77.
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Walter Heitz died as Soviet POW on February 9th, 1944. At that moment he held the rank of Generaloberst.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Artillerie (Lieutenant-general of Artillerie)
Unit:
Kommandierender General, VIII. Armeekorps, Heer
Awarded on:
September 4th, 1940
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Artillerie
Unit:
Kommandierender General VIII. Armeekorps
Awarded on:
April 22nd, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 21st, 1942
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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