Corneliu Dragalina

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Corneliu Dragalina
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Corneliu Dragalina
Born (1887-02-05)5 February 1887
Caransebeș, Romania
Died 11 July 1949(1949-07-11) (aged 62)
Bucharest, Romania
Allegiance  Romania
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1907 - 1945
Rank Lieutenant General
Commands held 6th Corps
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Relations Ion Dragalina (father)

Corneliu Dragalina (5 February 1887, Caransebeș – 11 July 1949, Bucharest) was a Romanian General during World War II, the son of the World War I-general Ion Dragalina. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes). The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded by the Third Reich to recognise outstanding battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

He was commander of the 6th Army Corps (Romania) from 1940 to 1943.

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  • 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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