Heinrich-Walter Bronsart von Schellendorff

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Heinrich-Walter Wilhelm Ernst Wiwigens Konrad Bronsart von Schellendorff
Bundesarchiv Bild 101I-301-1955-11, Oberst von Schellendorff, General Walter Krüger.jpg
Oberst von Schellendorff (left) and General der Panzertruppe Walter Krüger (center)
Born 21 September 1906
Neustrelitz
Died 22 September 1944(1944-09-22) (aged 38)
near Château-Salins, France
Allegiance  Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1924–44
Rank Generalmajor (Posthumously)
Commands held 111.Panzer-Brigade
Battles/wars Second World War
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Heinrich-Walter Wilhelm Ernst Wiwigens Konrad Bronsart von Schellendorff (21 September 1906 – 12 September 1944) was a highly decorated Generalmajor in the Wehrmacht during the Second World War. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Heinrich-Walter Bronsart von Schellendorff was killed on 22 September 1944 near Château-Salins, France. He was posthumously promoted to Generalmajor.

Awards and decorations

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Citations

  1. 1.0 1.1 Thomas 1997, p. 84.
  2. Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 62.
  3. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 124.
  4. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 67.

Bibliography

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Thomas, Franz (1997). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 1: A–K (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2299-6. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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