Johannes Schulz

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Dr. phil. Johannes Schulz
Born 23 October 1892
Kaltenborn
Died 27 November 1943(1943-11-27) (aged 51)
Skofijewka, Ukraine
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1920)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1910–1920
1934–1945
Rank Generalmajor (Posthumously)
Commands held 9th Panzer Division
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Dr. phil. Johannes Schulz[Note 1] (23 October 1892 – 27 November 1943) was a highly decorated Generalmajor in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the 9. 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. Johannes Schulz was killed on 27 November 1943 at Skofijewka, north of Kryvyi Rih. He was posthumously promoted to Generalmajor.

Awards and decorations[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ In German a Doctor of Philosophy is abbreviated as Dr. phil. (doctor philosophiae).

References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 319.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtsteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners 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 Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 

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Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Erwin Jollasse
Commander of 9th Panzer Division
20 October 1943 - 27 November 1943
Succeeded by
Oberst Max Sperling