Carl Anders

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Carl Ulrich Ernst Paul Anders
Born 31 August 1893
Günz
Died 28 January 1972(1972-01-28) (aged 78)
Prien am Chiemsee
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1912–45
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held 168. Infanterie-Division
88. Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Carl Ulrich Ernst Paul Anders (31 August 1893, Günz, Province of Pomerania – 28 January 1972) was a highly decorated Generalmajor in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several infantry divisions. 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. Carl Anders was captured in 1945 by Soviet troops and was held until 1955.

Awards and decorations[edit]

Honour Cross of the World War 1914/1918

References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ Patzwall and Scherzer 2001, p. 15.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 99.
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. 
  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II [The German Cross 1941 – 1945 History and Recipients Volume 2] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8. 
  • 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; Wegmann, Günter (1987). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Teil III: Infanterie Band 1: A–Be [The Knight's Cross Bearers of the German Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Part III: Infantry Volume 1: A–Be] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-1153-2. 

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Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Werner Schmidt-Hammer
Commander of 168. Infanterie-Division
8 September 1944 – 9 December 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Werner Schmidt-Hammer
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Georg Graf von Rittberg
Commander of 88. Infanterie-Division
8 January 1945 – 27 January 1945
Succeeded by
none