Erwin Sander

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Erwin Sander
Born 5 March 1892
Died 7 December 1962(1962-12-07) (aged 70)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1910–20
1935–45
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 170th Infantry Division
245th Infantry Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Erwin Sander (5 March 1892 – 7 December 1962) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 301.

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 Wittke
Commander of 170. Infanterie-Division
8 January 1942 – 15 February 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Walther Krause
Preceded by
None
Commander of 245. Infanterie-Division
8 April 1943 – 1 April 1945
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Kuno Dewitz