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Arthur Schmidt was born in 1888. He joined the Schutztruppe für Deutsch-Südwestafrika in 1912 as lieutenant. After World War One he served in the Freikorps Eulenburg in Lithuania and Upper Silesia. From 1920 he served in the Bavarian Police. He was rejoined the German Army in the 1930s. He was a Lieutenant General in World War Two. He was a Bavarian Landtag deputy for the right-wing NPD after World War Two. He died in 1972.
Generalleutnant Schmidt was Chef Stab 6.Armee at Stalingrad 1942/43 but other sources give his lifespan as from 1895-1987.
Is this the same man?It can't be August Schmidt because he was Austrian.