Ernst König

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Ernst König
Born (1908-08-12)12 August 1908
Died 18 March 1986(1986-03-18) (aged 77)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1935–1945
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held 31st Infantry Division
28th Jäger Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Ernst König (12 August 1908 – 3 March 1986) was a German general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Thomas 1997, p. 385.
  2. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 244.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 218.
  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 Willifrank Ochsner
Commander of 31. Infanterie-Division
June 1944 – 1 July 1944
Succeeded by
Oberst Hans-Joachim von Stolzmann
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Gustav Heistermann von Ziehlberg
Commander of 28. Jäger-Division
20 November 1944 – 11 April 1945
Succeeded by
Oberst Hans Tempelhoff