Sigurt-Horstmar Freiherr von Beaulieu-Marconnay
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|Sigurt-Horstmar Freiherr von Beaulieu-Marconnay|
|Born||31 December 1900
|Died||8 October 1953
Prisoner of war camp, Ukrainian SSR
|Allegiance|| German Empire
|Years of service||1917–20
|Awards||Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross|
Sigurt-Horstmar Freiherr von Beaulieu-Marconnay (31 December 1900 – 8 October 1953) was a German officer (Oberst) in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany. Beaulieu-Marconnay surrendered to the Soviet troops during the Battle of Stalingrad.
He "had spent a long time in the Soviet Union during the 1920s, spoke the Russian language, knew the country and the people and-as he stressed-was familiar with the Red Army." He commanded an infantry regiment in the 3rd (Motorised) Infantry Division at Stalingrad.
He died on 8 October 1953 in a prisoner of war camp near Krasnopolje, Ukraine
Awards and decorations
- Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 20 January 1943 as Oberst and commander of Grenadier-Regiment 29 (mot.)
- 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 — 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.
- 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.