August Krakau

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August Krakau
Generalleutnant August Krakau.jpg
Born 12 September 1894
Died 7 January 1975(1975-01-07) (aged 80)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 7th Mountain Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

August Krakau (12 September 1894 – 7 January 1975) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the 7th Mountain Division. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 223.

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. 
Military offices
Preceded by
General der Artillerie Robert Martinek
Commander of 7 Gebirgs Division
1 May 1942 - 22 July 1942
Succeeded by
General der Artillerie Robert Martinek
Preceded by
General der Artillerie Robert Martinek
Commander of 7 Gebirgs Division
10 September 1942 - 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
None