Ehrenfried-Oskar Boege

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Ehrenfried-Oskar Boege
Ehrenfried Boege.jpg
Born 11 November 1889
Ostrowo
Died 31 December 1965(1965-12-31) (aged 76)
Hildesheim
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany (to 1945)
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1913 - 1945
Rank General der Infanterie
Commands held 197. Infanterie Division
XXXXIII. Armeekorps
18th Armee
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

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

Ehrenfried-Oskar Boege (11 November 1889 – 31 December 1965) was a German general who held several Corps level commands during World War II. He was also 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. Ehrenfried-Oskar Boege was captured by Soviet troops in May 1945 in the Courland Pocket. He was held until 1955.

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References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 116.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 75.
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 (1997). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 1: A–K [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 1: A–K] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2299-6. 

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Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Hermann Meyer-Rabingen
Commander of 197. Infanterie-Division
1 April 1942 - 5 November 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Eugen Wößner
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Karl von Oven
Commander of XXXXIII. Armeekorps
25 March 1944 - 3 September 1944
Succeeded by
General der Gebirgstruppen Kurt Versock
Preceded by
General der Artillerie Herbert Loch
Commander of 18th Armee
5 September 1944 - 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
None