Rudolf Schmundt Military person

Rudolf Schmundt (13 August 1896 – 1 October 1944) was an officer in the German Army and adjutant to Adolf Hitler during World War II. He was injured during the 20 July 1944 assassination attempt on Adolf Hitler and died a few months later from his wounds.

Personal facts

Rudolf Schmundt
Birth dateAugust 13, 1896
Birth place
Metz , Alsace-Lorraine
Date of deathOctober 01, 1944
Place of death
Kętrzyn , East Prussia
Resting place
Invalids' Cemetery


Military person

(to 1918)
(to 1933)
military operations
World War II
World War I
military branch
German Army (1935–45)
military commandChief of the personnel department of the German Army
service start1914
service end1944

Rudolf Schmundt on Wikipedia

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