Matzky, Gerhard

Date of birth:
March 19th, 1894 (Küstrin, Germany)
Date of death:
June 9th, 1983 (Bad Godesberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur 21.InfDiv
Awarded on:
April 5th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 11th, 1944
Action:
The Soviets again did not attack south of Pskov yesterday. Since 31 March 1944, German troops under the overall command of General of Artillery Loch and led by Lieutenant General Matzky have prevented the breakthrough attempts of far superior enemy infantry and tank units and inflicted high human and material losses on the enemy.
Wehrmachtbericht
Awarded on:
1967
Großes Verdienstkreuz mit Stern des Verdienstordens der Bundesrepublik Deutschland

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