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Adolf Ax

Adolf Ax
Born 23 June 1906
Mouscron, Belgium
Died 6 February 1983(1983-02-06) (aged 76)
Wiesbaden, Germany
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Waffen SS
Rank Oberführer
Unit 15. Waffen-Grenadier-Division of the SS
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Adolf Ax (23 June 1906, Mouscron – 6 February 1983) was a German SS-Oberführer (Senior Colonel/Brigadier General), who was decorated with Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (9 May 1945).[1][Notes 1]

He was commander of the 32nd SS Volunteer Grenadier Division 30 January, between February and March 1945.[3]



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