Friedrich Bernhard

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Friedrich Bernhard (October 5, 1888 – December 29, 1945) was a German Lieutenant-General of the Cavalry, serving during World War II as a Panzer commander; he was a recipient of the German Cross in Gold on 17 March 1944.[1] He held command of Special Corps 532 in the 9th Army. Captured by the Red Army, he was sentenced to death by a Soviet military tribunal at Bryansk on December 29, 1945 for atrocities committed in the Bryansk area, and executed.[2]


  1. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 39.
  2. ^ Parrish 1996, p. 128.