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Karl von Oberkamp
German general

Karl von Oberkamp

Karl von Oberkamp
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Quick Facts

Intro German general
Was Military personnel
From Germany
Field Military
Gender male
Birth 30 October 1893, Munich
Death 4 May 1947, Belgrade (aged 53 years)
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

SS-Brigadeführer und Generalmajor der Waffen-SS Karl Ferdinand Reichsritter von Oberkamp (30 October 1893 – 4 May 1947) was a German Heer and Waffen-SS officer who commanded the 7. SS-Freiwilligen-Gebirgs-Division Prinz Eugen, 38. SS-Division Nibelungen and the V.SS-Gebirgs-Korps. Following World War II, von Oberkamp was extradited to Yugoslavia, tried for war crimes and hanged in Belgrade on 4 May 1947.

Summary of his military career

Dates of rank

  • Fahnenjunker: 6 July 1912
  • Unteroffizier: 27 November 1912
  • Fähnrich: 7 March 1913
  • Leutnant: 18 February 1914
  • Oberleutnant: 18 April 1917
  • Hauptmann: 1 September 1935
  • Major: 16 January 1937
  • SS-Sturmbannführer: 1938
  • SS-Obersturmbannführer: 1 July 1940
  • SS-Standartenführer: 30 January 1941
  • SS-Oberführer: 1 October 1941
  • SS-Brigadeführer und Generalmajor der Waffen-SS: 30 January 1943

Notable decorations

  • Eastern Front Medal (1942)
  • Iron Cross Second (1914) and First (1916) Classes
  • Clasp to the Iron Cross Second (1939) and First (1940) Classes
  • SS-Honour Ring (?)
  • War Merit Cross with Swords Second (?) and First (?) Classes
  • Honour Cross of the World War 1914/1918 (1934)
  • SA-Sports Badge in Bronze (?)

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