Georg Pfeiffer

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Dr. Georg Pfeiffer
Born (1890-05-05)5 May 1890
Died 28 June 1944(1944-06-28) (aged 54)
Mogilev, Soviet Union
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank General of the Artillery
Commands held 94th Infantry Division
306th Infantry Division
VI Army Corps
Battles/wars Mogilev Offensive  
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Georg Pfeiffer (5 May 1890 – 28 June 1944) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany who commanded the VI Army Corps. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Pfeiffer was killed on 28 June 1944 at Mogilev during Operation Bagration, the Soviet 1944 summer offensive.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 275.

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 Helmuth Volkmann
Commander of 94. Infanterie-Division
21 August 1940 - 29 January 1943
Succeeded by
Destroyed at Stalingrad
Preceded by
Reconstituted after Stalingrad
Commander of 94. Infanterie-Division
1 March 1943 - 2 January 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Bernhard Steinmetz
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Hans Jordan
Commander of VI. Armeekorps
20 May 1944 - 28 June 1944
Succeeded by
General der Artillerie Helmuth Weidling