Friedrich-Wilhelm von Chappuis

Friedrich-Wilhelm von Chappuis (13 September 1886 – 27 August 1942) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the XXXVIII Army Corps.

Friedrich-Wilhelm von Chappuis
Born13 September 1886
Died27 August 1942(1942-08-27) (aged 55)
Allegiance German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branchArmy
RankGeneral der Infanterie
Commands held15th Infantry Division
16th Infantry Division
XXXVIII Army Corps
Battles/warsWorld War II
AwardsKnight's Cross of the Iron Cross

He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany. Chappuis was relieved of this post on 24 April 1942 and transferred to the Führerreserve. He committed suicide on 27 August 1942.

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CitationsEdit

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 129.
  2. ^ Rangliste des Deutschen Reichsheeres (in German). Berlin: Reichswehrministerium, Mittler & Sohn Verlag. 1924. p. 145.

BibliographyEdit

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6.
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalmajor Walter Behschnitt
Commander of 15th Infantry Division
6 October 1939 – 12 August 1940
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Ernst-Eberhard Hell
Preceded by
Generaloberst Hans-Valentin Hube
Commander of 16th Infantry Division
12 August 1940 – 15 March 1941
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Sigfrid Henrici
Preceded by
Generalfeldmarschall Erich von Manstein
Commander of XXXVIII Army Corps
15 March 1941 – 23 April 1942
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Siegfried Haenicke