Carl Rodenburg

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Carl Rodenburg
Born 17 May 1894
Died 5 November 1992(1992-11-05) (aged 98)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1912–45
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 76th Infantry Division
Battles/wars

World War I


World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Carl Rodenburg (17 May 1894 – 5 November 1992) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany who commanded the 76th Infantry Division during the Battle of Stalingrad. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. Rodenburg surrendered to the Soviet forces on 31 January 1943, during the Battle of Stalingrad. He was held until 1955.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Thomas 1998, p. 215.
  2. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 381.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 293.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 58.

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. 
  • 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. 
  • Thomas, Franz (1998). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 2: L–Z [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 2: L–Z] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2300-9. 
Military offices
Preceded by
General der Artillerie Maximilian de Angelis
Commander of 76. Infanterie-Division
26 January 1942 – 31 January 1943
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Erich Abraham