Heinrich Recke

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Heinrich Recke
Born (1890-08-25)25 August 1890
Died 18 August 1943(1943-08-18) (aged 52)
Near Kharkov, Ukraine
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 332. Infanterie-Division
161. Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Heinrich Recke (25 August 1890 – 18 August 1943) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several infantry divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.

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  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 286.

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  • 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.