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Heinrich-Walter Bronsart von Schellendorff

Heinrich-Walter Wilhelm Ernst Wiwigens Konrad Bronsart von Schellendorff
Oberst von Schellendorff (left) and General der Panzertruppe Walter Krüger (center)
Born 21 September 1906
Died 12 September 1944(1944-09-12) (aged 37)
near Château-Salins, France
Allegiance Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1924–44
Rank Generalmajor (Posthumously)
Commands held 111.Panzer-Brigade

Second World War

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Heinrich-Walter Wilhelm Ernst Wiwigens Konrad Bronsart von Schellendorff (21 September 1906 – 12 September 1944) was a highly decorated Generalmajor in the Wehrmacht during the Second World War. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Heinrich-Walter Bronsart von Schellendorff was killed on 12 September 1944 near Château-Salins, France. He was posthumously promoted to Generalmajor.

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  1. ^ a b Thomas 1997, p. 84.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 124.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 67.

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