Friedrich Freiherr von Broich

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Friedrich Freiherr von Broich
Bundesarchiv Bild 146-2005-0131, Trent Park Camp.jpg
Broich at Trent Park (seated, 1st from left)
Born (1896-01-01)1 January 1896
Died 24 September 1974(1974-09-24) (aged 78)
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1914–45
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 10th Panzer Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Friedrich Freiherr von Broich (1 January 1896 – 24 September 1974) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany in World War II.

On 12 May 1943, Broich surrendered to the British Army along with the remnants of the 10th Panzer Division in Tunisia. He was interned at Trent Park for the duration of the war.

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References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 62.
  2. ^ Scherzer 2007, p. 246.

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. 
  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II [The German Cross 1941 – 1945 History and Recipients Volume 2] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8. 
Military offices
Preceded by
none
Commander of Division von Broich
15 November 1942 – 5 February 1943
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Hasso von Manteuffel
Preceded by
General der Panzertruppe Wolfgang Fischer
Commander of 10. Panzer-Division
5 February 1943 – 12 May 1943
Succeeded by
none