Aßmann, Walter

Date of birth:
July 22nd, 1896 (Mühlhausen/Thuringia, Germany)
Date of death:
May 1st, 1964 (Offenbach/Main, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Last achieved rank was Generalleutnant.

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Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
October 16th, 1916
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
March 5th, 1918
Hamburgisches Hanseatenkreuz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 29th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 15th, 1941
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant
Unit:
Infanterie-Regiment 478
Awarded on:
April 25th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor
Unit:
Kommandeur 101.Jäger-Division / XXXXIX.Gebirgsjäger-Korps / Armeegruppe "Heinrici" / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
February 10th, 1945
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - Axis Biographical Research