Walter Herold

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Walter Herold
Born 10 August 1897
Died 28 November 1944(1944-11-28) (aged 47)
Bochnia, Poland
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1915–44
Rank Generalmajor (Posthumously)
Commands held 10th Infantry Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Walter Herold (10 August 1897 – 28 November 1944) was an officer in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Herold was killed on 28 November 1944 near Bochnia, Poland. He was posthumously promoted to Generalmajor.

Awards and decorations[edit]

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 185.

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 — 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 August Schmidt
Commander of 10. Panzergrenadier-Division
30 September 1944 – 28 November 1944
Succeeded by
Oberst Alexander Vial