Otto Kohlermann

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Otto Kohlermann
Born 17 February 1896
Magdeburg
Died 27 February 1984(1984-02-27) (aged 88)
Augsburg
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1914–45
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 60. Infanterie-Division
Panzergrenadier-Division Feldherrnhalle
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Otto Kohlermann (17 February 1896 – 27 February 1984) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant 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.

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Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 219.
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. 
  • 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 Friedrich-Georg Eberhardt
Commander of 60. Infanterie-Division
15 May 1942 - November 1942
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Hans-Adolf von Arenstorff
Preceded by
None
Commander of Panzergrenadier-Division Feldherrnhalle
June 1943 - 13 February 1944
Succeeded by
Oberst Albert Henze