Friedrich-Georg Eberhardt

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Friedrich-Georg Eberhardt
Westerplatte Sucharski sabre.jpg
Generalleutnant Friedrich-Georg Eberhardt (left) accepting the surrender of Henryk Sucharski (right). Sucharski commanded Polish forces during the Battle of Westerplatte
Born 15 January 1892
Strasbourg
Died 9 September 1964(1964-09-09) (aged 72)
Wiesbaden
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1910–1945
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held Gruppe Eberhardt
60. Infanterie Division
38. Infanterie-Division
286. Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Friedrich-Georg Eberhardt (15 January 1892 – 9 September 1964) was a Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.

Friedrich-Georg Eberhardt was taken prisoner in May 1945 and was released in 1947.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 141.
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
Previously Gruppe Eberhardt
Commander of 60th Infantry Division
1 September 1939 - 15 May 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Otto Kohlermann
Preceded by
None
Commander of 38th Infantry Division
8 July 1942 - 25 August 1943
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Knut Eberding
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Kurt Renner
Commander of 174th Reserve Division
26 August 1943 - 31 July 1944
Succeeded by
None