Ehrenfried-Oskar Boege

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Ehrenfried-Oskar Boege
Ehrenfried Boege.jpg
Born 11 November 1889
Died 31 December 1965(1965-12-31) (aged 76)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank General of the Infantry
Commands held 197th Infantry Division; XXXXIII Army Corps; 18th Army
Battles/wars Courland Pocket
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Ehrenfried-Oskar Boege (11 November 1889 – 31 December 1965) was a German general during World War II who held several corps level commands. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves of Nazi Germany.

Boege surrendered to the Soviet forces in May 1945 in the Courland Pocket. Convicted as a war criminal in the Soviet Union, he was held until 1955.

Awards and decorations[edit]

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Thomas 1997, p. 58.
  2. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 48.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 116.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 75.

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 Hermann Meyer-Rabingen
Commander of 197. Infanterie-Division
1 April 1942 – 5 November 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Eugen Wößner
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Karl von Oven
Commander of XXXXIII. Armeekorps
25 March 1944 – 3 September 1944
Succeeded by
General der Gebirgstruppen Kurt Versock
Preceded by
General der Artillerie Herbert Loch
Commander of 18th Armee
5 September 1944 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
None