Walter Düvert

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Walter Düvert
Born 2 October 1893
Died 4 February 1972(1972-02-04) (aged 78)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch German Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 13th Panzer Division
20th Panzer Division
265th Infantry Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Walter Düvert (2 October 1893 – 4 February 1972) 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. Düvert retired from active duty on 30 November 1944.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 141.
  • 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
Generalleutnant Friedrich-Wilhelm von Rothkirch und Panthen
Commander of 13th Panzer Division
25 June 1941 – 30 November 1941
Succeeded by
General der Panzertruppe Traugott Herr
Preceded by
Generalmajor Wilhelm Ritter von Thoma
Commander of 20th Panzer Division
1 July 1942 – 10 October 1942
Succeeded by
Oberst Heinrich Freiherr von Lüttwitz
Preceded by
None
Commander of 265th Infantry Division
1 June 1943 – 28 July 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Hans Junck