Gerhard Kauffmann

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Gerhard Kauffmann
Born 29 June 1887
Died 16 June 1969(1969-06-16) (aged 81)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 256th Infantry Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Gerhard Kauffmann (29 June 1887 – 16 June 1969) was a German general during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany. Kauffmann was retired from active service on 30 September 1943.

Awards and decorations[edit]

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 206.

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
Generalleutnant Josef Folttmann
Commander of 256th Infantry Division
10 January 1940 – 4 January 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Friedrich Weber