August Wittmann

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August Wittmann
Born 20 July 1895
Died 29 March 1977(1977-03-29) (aged 81)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank Generalleutnant
Unit 3rd Mountain Division
117th Jäger Division
1st Mountain Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

August Wittmann (20 July 1895 – 29 March 1977) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.

Awards and decorations[edit]

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 364.
  2. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 519.

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
Generalleutnant Egbert Picker
Commander of 3. Gebirgs Division
29 September 1943 – 3 July 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Paul Klatt
Preceded by
General der Gebirgstruppe Karl von Le Suire
Commander of 117. Jäger Division
10 July 1944 – 10 March 1945
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Hans Kreppel
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Josef Kübler
Commander of 1. Gebirgs Division
10 March 1945 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
None