Arnold Freiherr von Biegeleben

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Arnold Freiherr von Biegeleben
Born 16 April 1883
Died 11 October 1940(1940-10-11) (aged 57)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 6th Infantry Division
Battles/wars Battle of France
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Arnold Freiherr von Biegeleben (16 April 1883 – 11 October 1940) was a German general during World War II who commanded the 6th Infantry Division. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Biegeleben died of a heart attack on 11 October 1940.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Thomas & Wegmann 1992, p. 19.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 113.

Bibliography[edit]

  • 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. 
  • Thomas, Franz; Wegmann, Günter (1992). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Teil III: Infanterie Band 2: Bi–Bo [The Knight's Cross Bearers of the German Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Part III: Infantry Volume 2: Bi–Bo] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-1734-3. 
Military offices
Preceded by
General der Pioniere Walter Kuntze
Commander of 6th Infantry Division
1 March 1938 - 11 October 1940
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Helge Auleb