Willi Moser

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Willi Moser
Born 2 November 1887
Breslau
Died 18 October 1946(1946-10-18) (aged 58)
In Soviet captivity in Russia
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1906–1945
Rank General der Artillerie
Commands held 299. Infanterie-Division
LXXI. Armeekorps
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Willi Albin Moser (2 November 1887 – 18 October 1946) was a highly-decorated General der Artillerie in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the LXXI Armeekorps. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, which was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Willi Moser was captured by Soviet troops in 1945 and died in Soviet captivity on 18 October 1946.

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Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 258.
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
none
Commander of 299. Infanterie-Division
6 April 1940 - 1 November 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Viktor Koch