Eduard Zorn

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Eduard Zorn
Born (1901-08-08)8 August 1901
Died 4 February 1945(1945-02-04) (aged 43)
Colmar
Buried at Munich Waldfriedhof
Allegiance  Weimar Republic)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1921–45
Rank Generalmajor (Posthumously)
Commands held 189th Infantry Division
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
Relations Hans Zorn (brother)

Eduard Emil Karl Zorn (8 August 1901 – 4 February 1945) was a German officer in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves of Nazi Germany. Zorn was killed on 4 February 1945 in the Colmar Pocket. He was posthumously promoted to Generalmajor and awarded the Oak Leaves to his Knight's Cross.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Thomas 1998, p. 475.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 371.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 80.

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 (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
Generlmajor Joachim Degener
Commander of 189. Infanterie-Division
15 November 1944 – 4 February 1945
Succeeded by
Oberst Mellwig