Walter Scheunemann

Walter Scheunemann

Walter Scheunemann
Born 26 March 1909
Died 29 December 1949(1949-12-29) (aged 40)
Allegiance Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1935–45
Rank Oberst
Commands held Grenadier-Regiment 270

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
Other work Police officer

Walter Scheunemann (26 March 1909 – 29 December 1949) was a highly decorated Oberst in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards and decorations


  1. ^ a b c Thomas 1998, p. 255.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 306.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 59.

External links

  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht