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Friedrich-Wilhelm von Chappuis
Born (1886-09-13)September 13, 1886
Died 27 August 1942(1942-08-27) (aged 55)
Place of birth Schubin
Place of death Magdeburg
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1906 - 1942
Rank General der Infanterie
Commands held 15. Infanterie-Division
16. Infanterie-Division (mot)
XXXVIII. Armeekorps
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Friedrich-Wilhelm von Chappuis (13 September 1886 – 27 August 1942) was a General der Infanterie who commanded the XXXVIII. corps during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Friedrich-Wilhelm von Chappuis committed suicide on 27 August 1942.

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References[]

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 129.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.
  • Thomas, Franz and Wegmann, Günter (1998). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Teil III: Infanterie Band 4: C–Dow (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 3-7648-2534-0.

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Military offices
Preceded by
Generalmajor Walter Behschnitt
Commander of 15. Infanterie-Division
6 October 1939 – 12 August 1940
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Ernst-Eberhard Hell
Preceded by
Generaloberst Hans-Valentin Hube
Commander of 16. Infanterie-Division
12 August 1940 – 15 March 1941
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Sigfrid Henrici
Preceded by
Generalfeldmarschall Erich von Manstein
Commander of XXXVIII. Armeekorps
15 March 1941 – 23 April 1942
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Siegfried Haenicke


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