Wolff von Stutterheim

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Graves of Stutterheim, Mölders and Udet (Situation 2013) on the Invalidenfriedhof Berlin

Wolff von Stutterheim (17 February 1893 – 3 December 1940) was a German Generalmajor.

Stutterheim was born in Königsberg, Germany. He came from an old military family which produced several generals and seven knights of the order Pour le Mérite. Eleven members of his family fell in action during World War I, including his father and two of his uncles.

He was awarded the Pour le Mérite during World War I and the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II.

von Stutterheim was severely wounded in aerial combat over France while commanding Kampfgeschwader 77 on 15 June 1940. He died from his wounds in a Berlin hospital on 3 December 1940.

Awards

References

  • 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>
Military offices
Preceded by
Oberst Heinrich Seywald
Commander of Kampfgeschwader 77
14 September 1939 – 20 March 1940
Succeeded by
Oberst Dr. Johan-Volkmar Fisser
Preceded by
Oberst Dr. Johan-Volkmar Fisser
Commander of Kampfgeschwader 77
31 May 1940 – 15 June 1940
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Heinz-Hellmuth von Wühlisch