Walter Jost

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Walter Jost
Born 25 July 1896
Died 24 April 1945(1945-04-24) (aged 48)
Villadose
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 42nd Jäger Division
Battles/wars Spring 1945 offensive in Italy 
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Walter Jost (25 July 1896 – 24 April 1945) was a German general during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany. Jost was killed in action on 24 April 1945 in Villadose.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 202.

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 Josef Brauner von Haydringen
Commander of 42. Jäger-Division
26 April 1944 - 24 April 1945
Succeeded by
None