Karl Weisenberger

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Karl Weisenberger
Bundesarchiv Bild 101I-111-1791-10, Gen. Karl Weisenberg, Gen.Oberst Lothar Rendulic.jpg
General der Infanterie Karl Weisenberger (left) meeting with Generaloberst Lothar Rendulic (right).
Born (1890-09-29)29 September 1890
Würzburg
Died 28 March 1952(1952-03-28) (aged 61)
Kempten
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1909–45
Rank General der Infanterie
Commands held 71. Infanterie-Division
LIII. Armeekorps
XXXVI. Gebirgs-Armeekorps
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Karl Weisenberger (29 September 1890 – 28 March 1952) was a highly decorated General der Infanterie in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 357.
Bibliography
  • 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. 
  • 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 Wolfgang Ziegler
Commander of 71. Infanterie-Division
15 October 1939 – 15 February 1941
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Friedrich Herrlein
Preceded by
None
Commander of LIII. Armeekorps
15 February 1941 – 1 December 1941
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Walther Fischer von Weikersthal
Preceded by
General der Kavallerie Hans Feige
Commander of XXXVI. Gebirgs-Armeekorps
1 December 1941 – August 1944
Succeeded by
General der Gebirgstruppe Emil Vogel