Mauritz von Wiktorin

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Mauritz von Wiktorin
Born 13 August 1883
Hainburg
Died 16 August 1956(1956-08-16) (aged 73)
Nuremberg
Allegiance Austria-Hungary Austria–Hungary (to 1918)
Austria First Austrian Republic (to 1935)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1904–1935
1938–1944
Rank General der Infanterie
Commands held 20. Infanterie-Division (mot.)
XXVIII. Armeekorps
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Mauritz von Wiktorin (13 August 1883 – 16 August 1956) 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. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Mauritz von Wiktorin was discharged from the Wehrmacht on 30 November 1944 due to age.

Awards and decorations[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 362.

References[edit]

  • 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
Generalleutnant Maximilian Schwandner
Commander of 20. Infanterie-Division (mot.)
10 November 1938 – 10 November 1940
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Hans Zorn
Preceded by
General der Artillerie Peter Weyer
Commander of XXVIII. Armeekorps
25 November 1940 - 27 October 1941
Succeeded by
General der Artillerie Herbert Loch