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Walter Krüger

Walter Krüger German General and Knight's Cross recipients

German General and Knight's Cross recipients
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Intro German General and Knight's Cross recipients
A.K.A. 少将
Was Military personnel
From Germany
Type Military
Gender male
Birth 23 March 1892, Zeitz, Germany
Death 11 July 1973, Baden-Baden, Germany (aged 81 years)
Star sign AriesAries
Walter Krüger
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Biography

Eugen Walter Krüger (23 March 1892 – 11 July 1973) was a German general during World War II who commanded the LVIII Panzer Corps. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.

Awards and decorations

  • Iron Cross (1914) 2nd Class (9 October 1914) & 1st Class (29 July 1916)
  • Knight's Cross of the Military Order of St. Henry (29 April 1918)
  • Clasp to the Iron Cross (1939) 2nd Class (12 May 1940) & 1st Class (13 May 1940)
  • German Cross in Gold on 27 August 1942 as Generalmajor and commander of 1. Panzer-Division
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
    • Knight's Cross on 15 July 1941 as Generalmajor and commander of 1. Schützen-Brigade
    • 373rd Oak Leaves on 5 June 1944 as Generalleutnant and commander of 1. Panzer-Division
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https://d-nb.info/gnd/1012723224
https://viaf.org/viaf/171904974
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/containsVIAFID/171904974
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