Erich Schopper

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Erich Schopper
Born 2 July 1892
Died 18 August 1978(1978-08-18) (aged 86)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 81st Infantry Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Erich Schopper (2 July 1892 – 18 August 1978) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.

Awards[edit]

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 315.

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. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalmajor Hugo Ribstein
Commander of 81. Infanterie-Division
8 December 1941 - 1 March 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Gottfried Weber
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Gottfried Weber
Commander of 81. Infanterie-Division
13 March 1943 - 1 June 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Gottfried Weber
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Gottfried Weber
Commander of 81. Infanterie-Division
30 June 1943 - 5 April 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Vollrath Lübbe