Friedrich-Wilhelm Otte

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Friedrich-Wilhelm Otte
Born 22 September 1898
Died 8 May 1944(1944-05-08) (aged 45)
Sevastopol
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank Generalmajor (Posthumously)
Commands held 97th Jäger Division
Battles/wars Crimean Offensive 
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Friedrich-Wilhelm Otte (22 September 1898 – 8 May 1944) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Otte was killed on 8 May 1944 at Sevastopol during the Soviet Crimean Offensive.

Awards and decorations[edit]

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 270.

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 Ernst Rupp
Commander of 97. Jäger-Division
30 May 1943 – 3 June 1943
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Ludwig Müller