Friedrich-Georg Eberhardt

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Friedrich-Georg Eberhardt
Westerplatte Sucharski sabre.jpg
Eberhardt (left) accepting the surrender Polish forces after the Battle of Westerplatte.
Born 15 January 1892
Died 9 September 1964(1964-09-09) (aged 72)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 286th Security Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Friedrich-Georg Eberhardt (15 January 1892 – 9 September 1964) was a German general during World War II who commanded the 286th Security Division. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.

Awards[edit]

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 141.

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. 
  • Gruner, Wolf; Osterloh, Jörg (2015). The Greater German Reich and the Jews: Nazi Persecution Policies in the Annexed Territories 1935-1945. Berghahn Books. ISBN 978-1-78238-444-1. 
  • Mitcham, Samuel W. (2008). The Rise of the Wehrmacht. 1. ABC-CLIO. ISBN 978-0-275-99641-3. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Militaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Previously Gruppe Eberhardt
Commander of 60th Infantry Division
1 September 1939 - 15 May 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Otto Kohlermann
Preceded by
None
Commander of 38th Infantry Division
8 July 1942 - 25 August 1943
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Knut Eberding
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Kurt Renner
Commander of 174th Reserve Division
26 August 1943 - 31 July 1944
Succeeded by
None