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Rudolf Freiherr von Waldenfels
German General and Knight's Cross recipient

Rudolf Freiherr von Waldenfels

Rudolf Freiherr von Waldenfels
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Intro German General and Knight's Cross recipient
Was Military officer Soldier Officer
From Germany
Field Military
Gender male
Birth 23 September 1895, Ingolstadt
Death 14 August 1969, Rottach-Egern (aged 73 years)
Rudolf Freiherr von Waldenfels
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Biography

Rudolf Freiherr von Waldenfels (4 December 1895 – 14 August 1969) was a German general (Generalleutnant) in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the 6th Panzer Division. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves.

Awards and decorations

  • Iron Cross (1914) 2nd Class (16 October 1915) & 1st Class (27 April 1924)
  • Clasp to the Iron Cross (1939) 2nd Class (24 September 1939) & 1st Class (12 October 1939)
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
    • Knight's Cross on 11 October 1941 as Oberstleutnant.
    • 476th Oak Leaves on 14 May 1944 as Generalmajor and commander of the 6. Panzer-Division
  • ^ Thomas 1998, p. 409.
  • ^ Scherzer 2007, p. 766.

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