Friedrich Fangohr

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Friedrich Fangohr
Born (1899-08-12)12 August 1899
Hanover
Died 17 April 1956(1956-04-17) (aged 56)
Munich
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1916–1945
Rank General der Infanterie
Commands held 122. Infanterie-Division
I. Armeekorps
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Friedrich Fangohr (12 August 1899 – 17 April 1956) was a highly decorated General der Infanterie in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the I. Armeekorps. 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. Friedrich Fangohr was captured in 1945 and was released in 1948.

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Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 149.
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. 
  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II [The German Cross 1941 – 1945 History and Recipients Volume 2] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8. 
  • 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
Generalmajor Hero Breusing
Commander of 122. Infanterie-Division
25 August 1944 - 20 January 1945
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Bruno Schatz
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Theodor Busse
Commander of I. Armeekorps
20 January 1945 - 20 April 1945
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Christian Usinger