Alfons Luczny

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Alfons Luczny
Born 4 June 1894
Died 12 August 1985(1985-08-12) (aged 91)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 2nd Flak Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Alfons Luczny (4 June 1894 – 12 August 1985) was a German general in the Luftwaffe during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany. Luczny surrendered to the American troops in May 1945, he was handed over to Soviet forces. Convicted as a war criminal in the Soviet Union, he was held until October 1955.

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  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 243.


  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. 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. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Heino von Rantzau
Commander of 2. Flak-Division (mot.)
1 October 1943 – 15 November 1944
Succeeded by
Oberst Fritz Laicher