Erhard Berner

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Erhard Berner
Born 12 September 1894
Died 25 July 1960(1960-07-25) (aged 65)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held 76th Infantry Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Erhard-Heinrich Berner (12 September 1894 – 25 July 1960) was a German general during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany. Berner surrendered to the Red Army in 1945. Convicted as a war criminal in the Soviet Union, he was held until 1955.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 38.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 111.

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. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Oberst Dr. Wilhelm-Moritz Freiherr von Bissing
Commander of 76. Infanterie-Division
14 February 1945 - 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
none