Walter von Hippel

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Walter von Hippel
Born 27 May 1897
Died 29 November 1972(1972-11-29) (aged 75)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 3. Flak-Division
25. Flak-Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Walter von Hippel (27 May 1897 – 29 November 1972) was a general in the Luftwaffe of Nazi Germany during World War II who commanded several flak divisions. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.

Awards and decorations[edit]

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 188.

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 Theodor Spieß
Commander of 3. Flak-Division
30 June 1942 – 19 April 1944
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Alwin Wolz
Preceded by
None
Commander of 25. Flak-Division
20 April 1944 – 10 February 1945
Succeeded by
Oberst Oskar Vorbrugg