Friedrich-Wilhelm von Chappuis

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Friedrich-Wilhelm von Chappuis
Born 13 September 1886
Died 27 August 1942(1942-08-27) (aged 55)
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank General der Infanterie
Commands held 15th Infantry Division
16th Infantry Division
XXXVIII Army Corps
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Friedrich-Wilhelm von Chappuis (13 September 1886 – 27 August 1942) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the XXXVIII Army Corps. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany. Chappuis committed suicide on 27 August 1942.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 129.
  2. ^ Rangliste des Deutschen Reichsheeres (in German). Berlin: Reichswehrministerium, Mittler & Sohn Verlag. 1924. p. 145. 

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 Walter Behschnitt
Commander of 15. Infanterie-Division
6 October 1939 – 12 August 1940
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Ernst-Eberhard Hell
Preceded by
Generaloberst Hans-Valentin Hube
Commander of 16. Infanterie-Division
12 August 1940 – 15 March 1941
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Sigfrid Henrici
Preceded by
Generalfeldmarschall Erich von Manstein
Commander of XXXVIII. Armeekorps
15 March 1941 – 23 April 1942
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Siegfried Haenicke