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Hinrich Schuldt

Hinrich Schuldt

German general
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Intro German general
Countries Germany
Occupations Officer
Gender male
Birth January 14, 1901 (Blankenese)
Death March 15, 1944 (Newel, Germany)
Hinrich Schuldt
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Hinrich Schuldt (14 January 1901 – 15 March 1944) was a high-ranking commander in the Waffen-SS of Nazi Germany during World War II. He was a posthumous recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords of Nazi Germany.


  • Iron Cross (1939) 2nd Class (24 October 1939) & 1st Class (October 1941)
  • German Cross in Gold on 21 April 1943 as SS-Standartenführer in the SS-Bridage "Schuldt"
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords
    • Knight's Cross on 5 April 1942 as SS-Obersturmbannführer and commander of SS-Infanterie-Regiment 4 "Reichsführer-SS".
    • 220th Oak Leaves on 2 April 1943 as SS-Standartenführer and commander of SS Brigade Schuldt
    • 56th Swords on 25 March 1944 (posthumously) as SS-Oberführer and commander of the 2. lettische SS-Freiwilligen-Brigade
  • Mentioned in the Wehrmachtbericht on 29 February 1944
  • Thomas 1998, p. 296.
  • Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 427.
  • ^ Scherzer 2007, p. 688.

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