Otto Stapf (officer)

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Otto Stapf
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Field Marshal Walther von Reichenau conversing with Generalleutnant Otto Stapf (right side with Knight's Cross)
Born 13 November 1890
Hellmitzheim
Died 30 March 1963(1963-03-30) (aged 72)
Munich
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1910–45
Rank General der Infanterie
Commands held 111. Infanterie-Division
XXXXIV. Armeekorps
Battles/wars World War I

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Otto Stapf (13 November 1890 – 30 March 1963) was a highly decorated General der Infanterie in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the 111. Infanterie-Division. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 331.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 331.

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)CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<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)CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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Military offices
Preceded by
None
Commander of the 111. Infanterie-Division
5 November 1940 – 1 January 1942
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Hermann Recknagel
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Friedrich Koch
Commander of the XXXXIV. Armeekorps
1 January 1942 – 26 January 1942
Succeeded by
General der Artillerie Maximilian de Angelis