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Seydlitz-Kurzbach, Walter Kurt von

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Generalmajor Walter Kurt von Seydlitz-Kurzbach

Born: 22nd Aug 1888

Died: 28th Apr 1976

Highest rank reached: General der Artillerie

Kdr Artillerie-Regiment 22

Kdr 12.Infanterie-Division

Führer Sonderkorps z.Befreiung d.Kessels v.Demjansk (formed to breakthrough to the encircled troops at Demjansk)

Kommandierender General LI.Armee-Korps

After his capture at Stalingrad he became the leader of the anti-Nazi movement 'Bund deutscher Offiziere' (League Of German Officers) and also a leading member of 'Nationalkomitee Freies Deutschland' (National Committee Free Germany).

Ritterkreuz - 31st Dec 1941 / Eichenlaub - 31st Dec 1942

Image: KvK II Kl mit Schwertern citation.

Edited by hucks216

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