Friedrich-August Weinknecht

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Friedrich-August Weinknecht
Born (1895-10-05)5 October 1895
Died 26 October 1964(1964-10-26) (aged 69)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1914–45
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 82nd Infantry Division
79th Infantry Division
Battles/wars Second Jassy–Kishinev Offensive
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Friedrich-August Weinknecht (5 October 1895 – 26 October 1964) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II who commanded several infantry divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Weinknecht surrendered to the Red Army in August 1944 during Soviet Jassy–Kishinev Offensive.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 356.

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 Hans-Walter Heyne
Commander of 82. Infanterie-Division
April 1943 - May 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Hans-Walter Heyne
Preceded by
Oberst Andreas von Aulock
Commander of 79. Infanterie-Division
October 1943 - 29 August 1944
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Erich Weber