Erich Diestel

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Erich Diestel
Born 8 November 1892
Died 3 August 1973(1973-08-03) (aged 80)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 101st Jäger Division
75th Infantry Division
346th Infantry Division
331th Infantry Division
Korps Diestel
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Erich Diestel (8 November 1892 – 3 August 1973) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 136.
  • 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. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Brauner von Haydringen
Commander of 101. Jäger-Division
11 April 1942 – 1 September 1942
Succeeded by
General der Gebirgstruppen Emil Vogel
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Ernst Hammer
Commander of 75. Infanterie-Division
5 September 1942 – 15 September 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Helmuth Beukemann
Preceded by
None
Commander of 346. Infanterie-Division
20 September 1942 – 16 October 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Walter Steinmüller