Erwin Menny

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Erwin Menny
Born 18 August 1893
Saarburg, Lorraine
Died 6 December 1949(1949-12-06) (aged 56)
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 15. Panzer-Division
90th Light Infantry Division
18th Panzer Division
333rd Infantry Division
123d Infantry Division
72nd Infantry Division
84th Infantry Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Erwin Menny (18 August 1893 – 6 December 1949) was a German general (Generalleutnant) in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 252.

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
Generalleutnant Walter Neumann-Silkow
Commander of 15. Panzer-Division
6 December 1941 – 9 December 1941
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Gustav von Vaerst
Preceded by
Oberst Werner Marcks
Commander of 90.leichte Afrika-Division
18 June 1942 – 19 June 1942
Succeeded by
Oberst Werner Marcks
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Karl Freiherr von Thüngen
Commander of 18. Panzer-Division
15 September 1942 – February 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Karl Freiherr von Thüngen
Preceded by
Generalmajor Wilhelm Crisolli
Commander of 333. Infanterie-Division
10 July 1943 – 2 November 1943
Succeeded by
Unknown
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Erwin Rauch
Commander of 123. Infanterie-Division
17 October 1943 – 1 November 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Erwin Rauch
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Philipp Müller-Gebhard
Commander of 72. Infanterie-Division
1 November 1943 – 20 November 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Hermann Hohn
Preceded by
None
Commander of 84. Infanterie-Division
10 February 1944 – 21 August 1944
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Heinz Fiebig