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Otto Moritz Walter Model - Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords, and Diamonds
Rank: Field Marshals (Generalfeldmarschälle)
Date of Award: Aug 17, 1944
Cross Class: Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords, and Diamonds
Branch of Service: Army ( Heer )
Description of Action: Otto Moritz Walter Model (IPA: ['mo:dəl]) (24 January 1891 V 21 April 1945) was a German general and later field marshal during World War II. He is noted for his defensive battles in the latter half of the war, mostly on the Eastern Front but also in the west, and for his close association with Adolf Hitler and Nazism. He has been called the Wehrmacht's best defensive tactician. Ref Wikipedia
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