Eugen Garski

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Eugen Garski
Born 8 June 1897
Thorn
Died 30 September 1942(1942-09-30) (aged 44)
Kostonossovo, Russia
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1919)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1914–19
1935–42
Rank Generalmajor (Posthumously)
Commands held Füsilier-Regiment "Großdeutschland"
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Eugen Garski (8 June 1897 – 30 September 1942) was a decorated officer in the Wehrmacht during World War II. 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. Eugen Garski was killed on 30 September 1942, near Kostonossovo, Russia. He was posthumously promoted to Generalmajor.

Awards and decorations[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 160.

References[edit]

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [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
None
Commander of Füsilier-Regiment "Großdeutschland"
1 April 1942 – 30 September 1942
Succeeded by
Oberst Erich Kahsnitz