Christian Philipp

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Christian Philipp
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Philipp in 1942, Finnland
Born 3 September 1893
Died 16 October 1963(1963-10-16) (aged 70)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 6th Mountain Division
8th Jäger Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Christian Philipp (3 September 1893 – 16 October 1963) was a German general during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 276.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. 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. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalmajor Ferdinand Schörner
Commander of 6. Gebirgs-Division
1 February 1942 - 20 August 1944
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Max-Josef Pemsel
Preceded by
General der Gebirgstruppen Friedrich-Jobst Volckamer von Kirchensittenbach
Commander of 8th Jäger Division
1 September 1944 - April 1945
Succeeded by
none