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As Hauptmann he takes command of a company of 25.Pz Rgt of the 7.Pz Div in 1938 serving under Rommel.
During the attacks on the west in 1940 he and his unit fights brilliantly in capturing the Saumont Forrest. Oberst Rothenberg PzRgt Comanding officer recommends Hauptmann Schulz for the Iron Cross 1st and Second class and the Knights Cross.
At the age of 36 he takes command of I batt
In June 22 of 1941 he leads his batt
After continued battles in 1942 the division is sent to
Back in action in early 1943 the 25.PzRgt participated in the actions around
Schulz is promoted Oberstleutnant on
In the summer of 1943, the 25 Pz Rgt participated in the tank battles as part of Operation Zitadelle in the
Although the Zitadelle offensive was not a success, Ad
or the actions in the of Bjelgorod, Dorogobushino, Scheino and Prochorowka.
In November, the division launched a successful counter-attack on
Schulz is promoted to Colonel(Oberst) on November 1 of 1943.
For these successes as well as its remarkable performances in the direction of its regiment, Schulz becomes the
He was promoted to Genar
In a bitter attack at Schepetowka, Gen Schulz known as Panzer-Schulz to the men in his command, was mort
He was in his command vehicle at the front of the fighting whan a shell fragment hit him in the head. Attempts were made to evacuate him to the field hospit
The rather obscure but brave Panzer commander served as an inspiration to his men as well as death.
He died on
Gen. Schulz Military Carrer
Hauptman 1938 Co Commander 25.Pz Rgt
Major 1940 Batt Commander I/25.PzRgt;
Major Medals and Awards
IC 1st Class 1940
IC 2nd Class 1940
Shown on the right is Schulz as a Company Commander of the 25PzRgt with the commanding officer of the 7PzDiv, the legendary General Erwin Rommel.
Who would have thought, at this time, that these two men would be the first two Heer officers to win the Knights Cross with Oakleaves, Swords AND Diamonds.
Two of only 27 men to receive this decoration!
Here he is shown as Company Commander in 1940 during the attack by the Gespensterdivision or Ghost Division in
May, 1940- As Hauptman, Company Commander, 25PzRgt,7PzDiv. As he would have looked in the middle of the sprint to the sea by the 7.PzDiv.
Wrap is from Viktor dyed black with RIT dye. Sidecap is from Marius with officer trim added and CVI insignia. The officer braid is string from the parts box(came from majormidnite winter trousers). I added the soutache, it is bbi dogtag string, painted pink.
Shoulderboards are regular DML and panzer collar tabs are from CVI.
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