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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)
Place of birth Neustrelitz
Place of death near Château-Salins, France
Allegiance Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1924–1944
Rank Generalmajor (Posthumously)
Commands held 111.Panzer-Brigade
Battles/wars

World War II

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 World War II. 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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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 124.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 67.
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.

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