Walter Düvert

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Walter Düvert
Born 2 October 1893
Görlitz
Died 4 February 1972(1972-02-04) (aged 78)
Düsseldorf
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1911–44
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 13. Panzer-Division
20. Panzer-Division
265. Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Walter Düvert (2 October 1893 – 4 February 1972) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II. 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. Walter Düvert retired from active duty on 30 November 1944.

Awards and decorations[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 141.

References[edit]

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [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 Friedrich-Wilhelm von Rothkirch und Panthen
Commander of 13. Panzer-Division
25 June 1941 – 30 November 1941
Succeeded by
General der Panzertruppen Traugott Herr
Preceded by
Generalmajor Wilhelm Ritter von Thoma
Commander of 20. Panzer-Division
1 July 1942 – 10 October 1942
Succeeded by
Oberst Heinrich Freiherr von Lüttwitz
Preceded by
None
Commander of 265. Infanterie-Division
1 June 1943 – 28 July 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Hans Junck