Max Fremerey

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Max Fremerey
Born (1889-05-05)5 May 1889
Cologne
Died 20 September 1968(1968-09-20) (aged 79)
Krün
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 29. Infanterie-Division (motorisiert)
155. Reserve-Panzer-Division
223. Reserve-Panzer-Division
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Max Fremerey (5 May 1889 – 20 September 1968) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several divisions. 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. Max Fremerey was captured in May 1945 and was released in July 1947.

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Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 156.
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
Generalmajor Walter von Boltenstern
Commander of 29. Infanterie-Division (motorisiert)
20 September 1941 - 25 September 1942
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Hans-Georg Leyser
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Franz Landgraf
Commander of 155. Reserve-Panzer-Division
1 October 1943 - 30 April 1944
Succeeded by
None (Absorbed in 9. Panzer-Division)