Maximilian de Angelis
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|Maximilian de Angelis|
|Born||2 October 1889|
|Died||6 December 1974(aged 85)|
|Rank||General of the Artillery|
|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.
- Iron Cross (1939) 2nd Class (13 May 1940) & 1st Class (1 June 1940)
- Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
- Thomas 1997, p. 5.
- Fellgiebel 2000, p. 74.
- Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) . 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.
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