Wolfgang von Chamier-Glisczinski

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Wolfgang von Chamier-Glisczinski
Born (1894-04-16)16 April 1894
Hagen
Died 22 August 1943(1943-08-22) (aged 49)
Sisak, Croatia
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Deutsches Heer (1913 - 1918)
Reichswehr (1918–1933)
Heer (1933-1934)
Luftwaffe (1934–1943)
Years of service 1913–1943
Rank Generalleutnant (Posthumously)
Commands held Kampfgeschwader 3
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Wolfgang von Chamier-Glisczinski (16 April 1894 – 22 August 1943) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Luftwaffe 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. Wolfgang von Chamier-Glisczinski died on 22 August 1943 when his airplane crashed near Sisak, Croatia. He was posthumously promoted to Generalleutnant.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 129.
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
None
Commander of Kampfgeschwader 3 "Blitz"
1 May 1939 – September 1941
Succeeded by
Oberst Heinrich Conrady
Preceded by
None
Fliegerführer Kroatien
1 April 1943 – 26 August 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Wolfgang Erdmann