Friedrich Herrlein

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Friedrich Herrlein
Born 27 April 1889
Died 28 July 1974(1974-07-28) (aged 84)
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank General der Infanterie
Commands held 71. Infanterie-Division
18. Infanterie-Division
LV. Armeekorps
Battles/wars
World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Friedrich Herrlein (27 April 1889 – 28 July 1974) was a German general (General der Infanterie) in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the LV Corps. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of by Nazi Germany. Herrlein surrendered to the British troops in 1945 and was interned until 1948.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 185.

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
General der Infanterie Karl Weisenberger
Commander of 71. Infanterie-Division
15 February 1941 – 28 March 1941
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Alexander von Hartmann
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Friedrich-Carl Cranz
Commander of 18. Infanterie-Division
28 March 1941 – 15 December 1941
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Werner von Erdmannsdorff
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Erich Jaschke
Commander of LV. Armeekorps
6 October 1943 – January 1944
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Horst Großmann
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Horst Großmann
Commander of LV. Armeekorps
May 1944 – 5 February 1945
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Kurt Chill