PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Plato, von, Anton-Detlev
Date of birth: June 6th, 1910 (Grabow-Dannenberg/Hannover, Germany)
Date of death:  October 12th, 2001 (Lüchow-Dannenberg/Lowersaxony, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Anton-Detlev von Plato served with the Bundeswehr after the war from 1955 until 31st March 1970 and finally reached the rank of Generalleutnant.

Career:
11th October 1944 - 28th November 1944: Chef des Generalstabs IV. Panzerkorps;
28th November 1944 - 8th May 1945: Chef des Generalstabs Panzerkorps "Feldherrnhalle" (FHH);
1958 - 1960: Deutscher Militärischer Vertreter beim NATO Military Commitee / Brigadegeneral;
1st May 1960- 30th September 1962: Kommandeur Panzertruppenschule in Munster / Brigadegenaral;
1st October 1963 - 30th September 1955: Kommandeur 1.Panzergrenadierdivision in Hannover / Generalmajor;
1st October 1966 - 31st March 1968: Chef des Stabes Heeresgruppe Nord- NORTHAG / Generalmajor;
1st April 1968 - 31st march 1970: Kommandeur des Kommando der Territorialen Verteidigung / Generalleutnant.
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Oberstleutnant im Generalstab
Unit: 5.Panzer-Division
Awarded on: April 11th, 1944
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Oberstleutnant im Generalstab
Unit: Ia 5.Panzer-Division
Awarded on: August 19th, 1944
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Willi Schumacher Collection
Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001
- Teuber R., Die Bundeswehr 1955- 1995, Vol. 5 of Schriftenreihe Führung und Truppe, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt
- das-ritterkreuz.de
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