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Wolfgang Fischer

German general
The basics
Occupation Officer
Country Germany
Date of birth Siedlisko, Nowa Sól County
Date of death Feb 01, 1943 Mareth Line
Authority VIAF id
The details

Wolfgang Fischer (11 December 1888 – 1 February 1943) was a an officer in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II. He was killed on 1 February 1943 near Mareth in Tunisia when his staff car drove into a poorly marked Italian minefield and hit a land mine.


  • Clasp to the Iron Cross 2nd Class (4 September 1939) & 1st Class (17 September 1939)
  • German Cross in Gold on 22 April 1942 as Generalmajor and commander of the 10. Panzer-Division
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
    • Knight's Cross on 3 June 1940 as Oberst and commander of the 10. Schützen-Brigade
    • Oak Leaves on 9 December 1942 as Generalleutnant and commander of the 10. Panzer-Division
  • Thomas 1997, p. 167.
  • Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 116.
  • ^ Scherzer 2007, p. 310.

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