Hellmut von der Chevallerie

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Hellmut von der Chevallerie
Born 9 November 1896
Berlin
Died 1 June 1965(1965-06-01) (aged 65)
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 of the Infantry
Commands held 22nd Panzer Division
13th Panzer Division
273rd Reserve Panzer Division
Battles/wars

First World War
Second World War

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 of the Infantry in the German Wehrmacht during the Second World War who commanded the 13th Panzer Division. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, which was awarded to recognize extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Chevallerie was captured by Allied troops in 1945 and was released in 1947.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ a b Federl 2000, p. 60.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 190.
Bibliography
  • Federl, Christian (2000). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939–1945 Die Panzertruppe [The Knight's Cross Wearers of the German Armoured Divisions 1939–1945 The Panzer Force] (in German). Zweibrücken, Germany: VDM Heinz Nickel. ISBN 978-3-925480-43-0. 
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtsteile [The Wearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Possessors of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die 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 [The Knight's Cross Wearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Forces Allied with Germany, according to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 
  • Thomas, Franz; Wegmann, Günter (1998). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Teil III: Infanterie Band 4: C–Dow [The Knight's Cross Wearers of the German Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Part III: Infantry Volume 4: C–Dow] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2534-8. 

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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