PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Philipps, Wilhelm
Date of birth: July 29th, 1894 (Barmen/Rhine Province, Germany)
Date of death:  February 13th, 1971 (Esslingen am Neckar/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:  German
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 2ER KLASSE 1914
Rank: Oberst (Colonel)
Unit: Kommandeur Panzer-Regiment 11 / 1. leichte Division
Awarded on: September 26th, 1939
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 1ER KLASSE 1914
Rank: Oberst (Colonel)
Unit: Kommandeur Panzer-Regiment 11 / 6. Panzer-Division
Awarded on: October 20th, 1939
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit: Kommandeur 3. Panzer-Division
Awarded on: December 30th, 1944
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit: Kommandeur 3. Panzer-Division / Armeegruppe "Balck"/Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on: March 5th, 1945
 
     
EHRENKREUZ FÜR FRONTKÄMPFER
 
     
KRIEGSVERDIENSTKREUZ 1.KLASSE MIT SCHWERTERN
 
     
KRIEGSVERDIENSTKREUZ 2.KLASSE MIT SCHWERTERN
 
     
MEDAILLE ZUR ERINNERUNG AN DEN 1. OKTOBER 1938
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Tamir Horesh via Axis Biographical Research
Information source(s):   - FEDERL, CH., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, 2000.
- FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- PATZWALL, K. & SCHERZER, V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001.
- Scheibert, H., Die 6. Panzer-Division – 1937-1945, Nebel Verlag GmbH, Eggolsheim, Deutschland, 2003
- Axis Biographical Research
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