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Walter Hartmann
23 July 1891(1891-07-23) ‚Äď 11 March 1977 (aged 85)
Place of birth M√ľlheim an der Ruhr
Place of death Hameln
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1910‚Äď1945
Rank General der Artillerie
Commands held 87. Infanterie-Division
I. Armeekorps
VIII. Armeekorps
Battles/wars World War I
World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords

Walter Hartmann (23 July 1891 ‚Äď 11 March 1977) was a German general of Artillery, serving during World War II.



  • Berger, Florian (2000). Mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern. Die h√∂chstdekorierten Soldaten des Zweiten Weltkrieges. Selbstverlag Florian Berger. ISBN 3-9501307-0-5.
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Tr√§ger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Schaulen, Fritjof (2003). Eichenlaubtr√§ger 1940 - 1945 Zeitgeschichte in Farbe I Abraham - Huppertz (in German). Selent, Germany: Pour le M√©rite. ISBN 3-932381-20-3.

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Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Werner Richter
Commander of 87th Infanterie-Division
1 February 1943 ‚Äď 22 November 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Mauritz Freiherr von Strachwitz
Preceded by
Generaloberst Carl Hilpert
Commander of I. Armeekorps
20 January 1944 ‚Äď 1 May 1944
Succeeded by
Generaloberst Carl Hilpert


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