Ferdinand Jodl

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Ferdinand Jodl
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Ferdinand Jodl
Born (1896-11-28)28 November 1896
Died 9 June 1956(1956-06-09) (aged 59)
Allegiance  German Empire
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank General der Gebirgstruppe
Commands held XIX Mountain Corps
Battles/wars World War I
World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Relations Alfred Jodl (brother)

Ferdinand Alfred Friedrich Jodl (28 November 1896 – 9 June 1956) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II who commanded the Mountain Corps Norway during the Petsamo–Kirkenes Offensive. He was the brother of Alfred Jodl, the German military commander who after the war was executed as a war criminal. Ferdinand Jodl was acquitted by a German court.

Awards and decorations[edit]



  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 201.


  • 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
General der Gebirgstruppe Georg Ritter von Hengl
Commander of XIX. Gebirgs-Armeekorps
15 May 1944 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
Organisation disbanded