Wolfgang Fischer

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Wolfgang Fischer
Born (1888-12-11)11 December 1888
Carolath, Silesia
Died 1 February 1943(1943-02-01) (aged 54)
Mareth Line, Tunisia
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1910–43
Rank General der Panzertruppe (posthumously)
Commands held 10. Panzer-Division
Battles/wars World War I

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Wolfgang Fischer (11 December 1888 – 1 February 1943) was a German career military officer and panzer commander in World War II. He was killed on 1 February 1943 near Mareth in Tunisia when his staff car drove into a poorly marked Italian minefield and hit a land mine.

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Citations

  1. 1.0 1.1 Thomas 1997, p. 167.
  2. Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 116.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Scherzer 2007, p. 310.

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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Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Ferdinand Schaal
Commander of 10. Panzer-Division
2 August 1941 – 1 February 1943
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Friedrich Freiherr von Broich