PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Schmidt, August (4.Panzer-Armee)
Date of birth: November 3rd, 1892 (Fürth/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:  January 17th, 1972 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:  German
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 2ER KLASSE 1914
Awarded on: September 17th, 1939
Details: Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on 14th September 1914.
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 1ER KLASSE 1914
Awarded on: October 1st, 1939
Details: Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on 14th October 1916.
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Oberst
Unit: Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 20
Awarded on: October 27th, 1939
Details: 11th Award.
 
     
WEHRMACHTBERICHT
Awarded on: January 18th, 1944
 
     
RITTERKREUZ MIT EICHENLAUB
Rank: Generalleutnant
Unit: Kommandeur 10.Panzer-Grenadier-Division / XXIV.Panzer-Korps / 4.Panzer-Armee / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on: January 23rd, 1944
Details: 371st Award.
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
- Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
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