Gerhard Berthold

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Gerhard Berthold
Born 12 March 1891
Died 14 April 1942(1942-04-14) (aged 51)
Yukhnov
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank Generalleutnant (Posthumously)
Commands held 31st Infantry Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Gerhard Berthold (12 March 1891 – 14 April 1942) was a German general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Berthold was killed on 14 April 1942 in Yukhnov, Russia. He was posthumously promoted to Generalleutnant.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Thomas & Wegmann 1987, p. 440.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 111.

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. 
  • Thomas, Franz; Wegmann, Günter (1987). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Teil III: Infanterie Band 1: A–Be [The Knight's Cross Bearers of the German Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Part III: Infantry Volume 1: A–Be] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-1153-2. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalmajor Kurt Kalmukoff
Commander of 31. Infanterie-Division
13 August 1941 – 20 January 1942
Succeeded by
Oberst Friedrich Hoßbach