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Hellmut von der Chevallerie
Born 9 November 1896
Died 1 June 1965(1965-06-01) (aged 65)
Place of birth Berlin
Place of death Wiesbaden
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1914–1945
Rank General der Infanterie
Commands held 22. Panzer-Division
13. Panzer-Division
273. Reserve-Panzer-Division
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Relations Kurt von der Chevallerie (brother)

Hellmut von der Chevallerie (9 November 1896 – 1 June 1965) was a highly decorated General der Infanterie in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the 13. Panzer-Division. 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. Hellmut von der Chevallerie was captured by Allied troops in 1945 and was released in 1947.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 190.
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
Generalleutnant Wilhelm von Apell
Commander of 22. Panzer-Division
7 October 1942 – 1 November 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Eberhard Rodt
Preceded by
General der Panzertruppen Traugott Herr
Commander of 13. Panzer-Division
1 November 1942 – 1 December 1942
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Wilhelm Crisolli
Preceded by
Generalmajor Wilhelm Crisolli
Commander of 13. Panzer-Division
15 May 1943 – 1 September 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Eduard Hauser


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