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Knieß, Baptist

Date of birth:
April 17th, 1885 (Grünstadt/Palatinate, Germany)
Date of death:
November 10th, 1956 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Baptist Knieß finally reached the rank of General der Infanterie.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur 215. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
August 3rd, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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