Wilhelm von Apell

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Wilhelm von Apell
Born 16 January 1892
Died 7 March 1969(1969-03-07) (aged 77)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 22nd Panzer Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Wilhelm von Apell (16 January 1892 – 7 March 1969) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the 22nd Panzer Division. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Scherzer 2007, p. 193.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives [The Wearers of the Knight's Cross 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Forces Allied with Germany, According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Militaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 
Military offices
Preceded by
none
Commander of 22. Panzer-Division
25 September 1941 – 7 October 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Hellmut von der Chevallerie