Heinrich-Anton Deboi

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Heinrich-Anton Deboi
Born6 April 1893
Landshut, Kingdom of Bavaria, German Empire
Died20 January 1955(1955-01-20) (aged 61)
Cherntsy, Russian SSR, USSR
Allegiance German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branchArmy
RankGeneralleutnant
Commands held44th Infantry Division
Battles/warsWorld War II
AwardsKnight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Heinrich-Anton Deboi (6 April 1893 – 20 January 1955) was a German general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II who held several commands at the divisional levels. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.

Deboi surrendered to the Red Army at the conclusion of the Battle of Stalingrad in 1943. Convicted as a war criminal in the Soviet Union, he died in captivity in January 1955.

Awards and decorations[edit]

Heinrich Deboi Cherntsy.jpg

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 134.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6.
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Friedrich Siebert
Commander of 44. Infanterie-Division
2 May 1942 – 29 January 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Dr. Franz Beyer