Wilhelm Crisolli

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Wilhelm Crisolli
Born 20 January 1895
Died 12 September 1944(1944-09-12) (aged 49)
Pistoia, Italy
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank Generalleutnant (Posthumously)
Commands held 13th Panzer Division
16th Infantry Division (mot.)
333d Infantry Division
6th Panzer Division
20th Luftwaffen Division
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Wilhelm Crisolli (20 January 1895 – 12 September 1944) was a German general in the Wehrmacht in World War II who commanded several divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany. Crisolli was killed 12 September 1944 by members of the Italian resistance. He was posthumously promoted to the rank of Generalleutnant.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Thomas & Wegmann 1998, p. 106.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 132.

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. 
  • Thomas, Franz; Wegmann, Günter (1998). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Teil III: Infanterie Band 4: C–Dow [The Knight's Cross Bearers of the German Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Part III: Infantry Volume 4: C–Dow] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2534-8. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Hellmut von der Chevallerie
Commander of 13. Panzer-Division
1 December 1942 – 15 May 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Hellmut von der Chevallerie
Preceded by
Generalmajor Gerhard Graf von Schwerin
Commander of 16. Infanterie-Division (mot.)
20 May 1943 – 27 June 1943
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Gerhard Graf von Schwerin
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Rudolf von Tschudi
Commander of 333. Infanterie-Division
1 July 1943 – 10 July 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Erwin Menny
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Walther von Hünersdorff
Commander of 6. Panzer-Division
14 July 1943 – 21 August 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Rudolf Freiherr von Waldenfels
Preceded by
Generalmajor Erich Fronhöfer
Commander of 20. Luftwaffen-Sturm-Division
25 November 1943 – 12 September 1944
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Erich Fronhöfer