Alois Weber (general)

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Alois Weber
Alois Weber (Wehrmacht general, 1903-1976).jpg
Born 26 July 1903
Kastl
Died 19 June 1976(1976-06-19) (aged 72)
Freising
Allegiance Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1921–1945
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held 78. Grenadier-Division
78. Volksgrenadier-Division
362. Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Alois Weber (26 July 1903 – 19 June 1976) was a highly decorated Generalmajor in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He has also been a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ a b Thomas 1998, p. 417.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 354.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 74.
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. 
  • Thomas, Franz (1998). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 2: L–Z [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 2: L–Z] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2300-9. 

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Military offices
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Siegfried Rasp
Commander of 78. Grenadier-Division
23 September 1944 – 9 October 1944
Succeeded by
Renamed 78. Volksgrenadier-Division
Preceded by
Previously 78. Grenadier-Division
Commander of 78. Volksgrenadier-Division
9 October 1944 – 1 December 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Harald von Hirschfeld
Preceded by
Generalmajor Max Reinwald
Commander of 362. Infanterie-Division
February 1945 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
None