Gustav von Vaerst

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Gustav von Vaerst
Captured German Senior Officers From the African Campaign Arrive at a Prisoner of War Camp in Britain, 10 June 1943 TR980.jpg
German officers, including Vaerst, arrive at a POW camp in the UK, June 1943
Born (1894-04-19)19 April 1894
Died 10 October 1975(1975-10-10) (aged 81)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank General der Panzertruppe
Battles/wars World War II

Gustav von Vaerst (19 April 1894 – 10 October 1975) was a German general during World War II.

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  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945. Ranis/Jena: Scherzers Militaer-Verlag. p. 755. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Erwin Menny
Commander of 15. Panzer-Division
9 December 1941 – 26 May 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Eduard Crasemann
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Heinz von Randow
Commander of 15. Panzer-Division
25 August 1942 – 11 November 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Willibald Borowietz