Seydlitz-Kurzbach, Walther von
|Birthname||Walther Kurt von Seydlitz-Kurzbach|
|born on||22 August 1888 at 12:00 (= 12:00 noon )|
|Place||Hamburg, Germany, 53n33, 9e59|
|Timezone||LMT m9e59 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||29°44' 09°21 Asc. 11°47'|
German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. Seydlitz-Kurzbach was relieved of his command in early 1943 and then abandoned the German army lines under German fire to surrender to the Red Army. He became a Soviet collaborator while a prisoner of war. After the war he was convicted by the Soviet Union of war crimes. Seydlitz died on 28 April 1976 in Bremen. On 20 April 1996 a posthumous pardon was issued by Russian authorities.
Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Hamburg State Archives: "mittags um zwölf uhr" (at twelve o'clock midday). Death data in margin.
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 87)
- Vocation : Military : Honors (Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves)
- Vocation : Military : Military career (Army general)
- Vocation : Military : POW/ MIA (POW)