Curt Badinski

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Curt Badinski
Born (1890-05-17)17 May 1890
Grebenstein
Died 27 February 1966(1966-02-27) (aged 75)
Oldenburg
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1910–1945
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 23. Infanterie-Division
292. Infanterie-Division
269. Infanterie-Division
276. Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Curt Badinski (17 May 1890 – 27 February 1966) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II who held several divisional commands. 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. Kurt Badinski was captured by American troops in August 1944 in the Falaise Pocket. He was held until 1947.

Awards and decorations[edit]

Literary works[edit]

  • Aus großer Zeit. Erinnerungsblätter des Jäger-Feld-Bataillons Nr.9. Weltkrieg 1914–1918. Bd. 1, Lauenburgischer Heimatverlag, Ratzeburg 1932.
  • Aus großer Zeit. Erinnerungsblätter des Jäger-Feld-Bataillons Nr.9. Weltkrieg 1914–1918. Bd. 2, Lauenburgischer Heimatverlag, Ratzeburg 1933.

References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 103.
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 Heinz Hellmich
Commander of 23. Infanterie-Division
17 January 1942 - 9 July 1942
Succeeded by
Reclassified as 26. Panzer-Division
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Willy Seeger
Commander of 292. Infanterie-Division
24 August 1942 - 1 September 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Wolfgang von Kluge
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Ernst von Leyser
Commander of 269. Infanterie-Division
1 September 1942 - 25 Nov 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Hans Wagner
Preceded by
None
Commander of 276. Infanterie-Division
10 December 1943 - 21 August 1944
Succeeded by
None