Edmund Blaurock

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Edmund Blaurock
Born (1899-10-12)12 October 1899
Died 25 January 1966(1966-01-25) (aged 66)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1917–45
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 56th Infantry Division
5th Jäger Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Edmund Blaurock (12 October 1899 – 25 January 1966) was a general in the army of Nazi Germany during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Thomas 1997, p. 50.
  2. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 45.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 115.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 81.

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 (1997). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 1: A–K [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 1: A–K] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2299-6. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Vincenz Müller
Commander of 56. Infanterie-Division
September 1944 – 29 March 1945
Succeeded by
None
Preceded by
Formed from remnants of 56. Infanterie-Division
Commander of Infanterie Division Ulrich von Hutten
29 March 1945 – 13 April 1945
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Gerhard Engel
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Friedrich Sixt
Commander of 5. Jäger Division
19 April 1945 – 3 May 1945
Succeeded by
None