Maximilian de Angelis

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Maximilian de Angelis
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Born (1889-10-02)2 October 1889
Died 6 December 1974(1974-12-06) (aged 85)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank General of the Artillery
Commands held
Battles/wars
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Maximilian de Angelis (2 October 1889 – 6 December 1974) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves.

On 4 April 1946 Angelis was extradited to Yugoslavia and sentenced to 20 years for war crimes. He was then extradited to the Soviet Union and sentenced to two times 25 years. He was released in 1955 and repatriated to Germany.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Thomas 1997, p. 5.
  2. ^ a b Fellgiebel 2000, p. 74.

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] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Thomas, Franz (1997). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 1: A–K [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 1: A–K] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2299-6. 
Military offices
Preceded by
none
Commander of 76. Infanterie-Division
September 1, 1939 – January 26, 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Carl Rodenburg
Preceded by
General Karl-Adolf Hollidt
Commander of 6. Armee
April 8, 1944 – July 16, 1944
Succeeded by
General Maximilian Fretter-Pico
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Franz Böhme
Commander of 2. Panzer-Armee
July 18, 1944 – May 8, 1945
Succeeded by
none