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Arthur Kullmer

Arthur Kullmer

German General and Knight's Cross recipient
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Occupations Military personnel
Countries Germany
Gender male
Birth August 17, 1896
Death March 28, 1953 (Asbest)
Arthur Kullmer
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Biography

Arthur Kullmer (17 August 1896 – 28 March 1953) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves of Nazi Germany. Kullmer died on 28 March 1953 in Soviet captivity.

Awards and decorations

  • Iron Cross (1914) 2nd Class (29 August 1916) & 1st Class (8 October 1918)
  • Clasp to the Iron Cross (1939) 2nd Class (26 May 1940) & 1st Class (12 July 1940)
  • German Cross in Gold on 14 January 1942 as Oberstleutnant in Infanterie-Regiment 331
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
    • Knight's Cross on 27 October 1943 as Generalleutnant and commander of 296. Infanterie-Division
    • 758th Oak Leaves on 28 February 1945 as Generalleutnant and commander of 558. Volksgrenadier-Division
  • Mentioned in the Wehrmachtbericht
  • ^ Thomas 1997, p. 426.
  • Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 262.
  • Fellgiebel 2000, p. 229.
  • Fellgiebel 2000, p. 81.

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