Harald Schultz

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Harald Schultz
Born 10 November 1895
Died 15 March 1957(1957-03-15) (aged 61)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank Generalmajor (Wehrmacht)
Commands held 24th Infantry Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Harald Schultz (10 November 1895 – 15 March 1957) was a German general during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany. Schultz surrendered to the Soviet forces in 1945; convicted as a war criminal in the Soviet Union, he was held until 1955.

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  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II [The German Cross 1941 – 1945 History and Recipients Volume 2] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8. 
  • 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 Militaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 
Military offices
Preceded by
General der Gebirgstruppe Kurt Versock
Commander of 24. Infanterie-Division
3 September 1944 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
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