Alfons Luczny

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Alfons Luczny
Born 4 June 1894
Katscher
Died 12 August 1985(1985-08-12) (aged 91)
Einbeck
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1920)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Deutsches Heer (1913–1918)
Reichswehr (1918–1920)
Luftwaffe (1935–1945)
Years of service 1913–1920
1935–1945
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 2. Flak-Division (mot.)
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Other work Police officer

Alfons Luczny (4 June 1894 – 12 August 1985) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Luftwaffe during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Alfons Luczny was captured by American troops in May 1945, he was handed over to Soviet forces and held until October 1955.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 243.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtsteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 

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Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Heino von Rantzau
Commander of 2. Flak-Division (mot.)
1 October 1943 – 15 November 1944
Succeeded by
Oberst Fritz Laicher