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This stopped by long enough to be scanned this morning from a county collection, and is kindly shared with my friend the non-internet owner's permission:

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In the Name of the Reich

With effect from 1 August 1935 is transferred:

the brevet Major General

Zwengauer, Section Chief in the Reichs War

Ministry, to the officers at dis-

posal of the Supreme Commander of the

Army (attached officers), His

service is determined by the Chief of the Wehrmacht

Office, but he will be budgeted under

assignment of the Berlin Commandant?s Office.

Berchtesgaden, on the 31sr July 1935.

The F?hrer and Reichs Chancellor

Adolf Hitler

The Reichs War Minister and The Supreme Commander of the Army

Supreme Commander of the Wehrmacht in deputation

v Blomberg v Schwedler

For the Reichs War Ministry

No. 3662/35 PO (1).

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Interesting to see the old Weimar "road kill chicken" seal still being used! I've seen it in use later, but for local units. You'd have though the Reichs War Ministry would have been quicker to get with the Current Political Situation!

Karl Zwengauer

born 20 October 1882 Nymphenburg, Bavaria

died 1943 Partenkirchen, Bavaria

Bavarian army, Reichsheer, and Wehrmacht 7 July 1901-31 March 1943

F?hnrich 7 July 1901 from Bavarian Corps of Cadets to Bavarian 8th Field Artillery Regiment

Leutnant 9 March 1903

Oberleutnant 26 October 1911

Hauptmann 1 June 1915 Bavarian wartime seniority/8 October 1914 #55 Reichsheer seniority

Major 1 February 1925 #3

Oberstleutnant 1 November 1929

Oberst 1 October 1932

charakterisiert Generalmajor 1 July 1935

Generalmajor 1 January 1937

charakterisiert Generalleutnant 1 August 1938

Generalleutnant 1 February 1941

1915: commander of Gebirgs-Kanonen Batterie 10

1924 Staff of Inspectorate for Weapons and Equipment (Waffen & Ger?t), Reichswehr Ministry

1928 Staff of Army Ordnance Office (Heeres Waffenamt)

1 January 1937 Inspector, Wehrwirtschaftsinspektion III (Berlin) until

6 February 1940 Inspector, Wehrersatz Inspektion Leipzig

7 April 1941 zur Verf?gung (at disposal) OKH for artillery matters

Pre-war and World War One awards =

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Bavarian Military Merit Order 4 with Swords earned 1914/15 as an Oberleutnant

Prussian Iron Crosses 1st Class (after April 1916) and 2nd Class (before April 1916)

Bavarian Army Luitpold Jubilee medal 1905

1918 Black Wound Badge, and

Turkish War Medal star a.k.a. ?Iron Half Moon?/?Gallipoli Star."

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What a Great piece of history..

I also like the old Chicken seal.

Thanks

for sharing

George

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Interesting to see the old Weimar "road kill chicken" seal still being used! I've seen it in use later, but for local units. You'd have though the Reichs War Ministry would have been quicker to get with the Current Political Situation!

Karl Zwengauer

born 20 October 1882 Nymphenburg, Bavaria

died 1943 Partenkirchen, Bavaria

Bavarian army, Reichsheer, and Wehrmacht 7 July 1901-31 March 1943

F?hnrich 7 July 1901 from Bavarian Corps of Cadets to Bavarian 8th Field Artillery Regiment

Leutnant 9 March 1903

Oberleutnant 26 October 1911

Hauptmann 1 June 1915 Bavarian wartime seniority/8 October 1914 #55 Reichsheer seniority

Major 1 February 1925 #3

Oberstleutnant 1 November 1929

Oberst 1 October 1932

charakterisiert Generalmajor 1 July 1935

Generalmajor 1 January 1937

charakterisiert Generalleutnant 1 August 1938

Generalleutnant 1 February 1941

1915: commander of Gebirgs-Kanonen Batterie 10

1924 Staff of Inspectorate for Weapons and Equipment (Waffen & Ger?t), Reichswehr Ministry

1928 Staff of Army Ordnance Office (Heeres Waffenamt)

1 January 1937 Inspector, Wehrwirtschaftsinspektion III (Berlin) until

6 February 1940 Inspector, Wehrersatz Inspektion Leipzig

7 April 1941 zur Verf?gung (at disposal) OKH for artillery matters

Pre-war and World War One awards =

[attachmentid=45404]

Bavarian Military Merit Order 4 with Swords earned 1914/15 as an Oberleutnant

Prussian Iron Crosses 1st Class (after April 1916) and 2nd Class (before April 1916)

Bavarian Army Luitpold Jubilee medal 1905

1918 Black Wound Badge, and

Turkish War Medal star a.k.a. ?Iron Half Moon?/?Gallipoli Star."

Do You have (or does anybody have) a picure of Zwengauer (possibly between 39 and 41) ? Thanks Rossano

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