Heinrich Voigtsberger

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Heinrich Voigtsberger
Born (1903-02-10)10 February 1903
Died 17 March 1959(1959-03-17) (aged 56)
Allegiance  Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1922–45
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held 116th Panzer Division
309. Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Heinrich Paul Hermann Voigtsberger (10 February 1903 – 17 March 1959) was a German general (Generalmajor) in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves of Nazi Germany. Voigtsberger surrendered to the British forces in May 1945 and was released in 1947.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Thomas 1998, p. 405.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 351.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 65.

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 (1998). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 2: L–Z [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 2: L–Z] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2300-9. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnat Gerhard Graf von Schwerin
Commander of 116. Panzer-Division
15 September 1944 – 19 September 1944
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Siegfried von Waldenburg
Preceded by
None
Commander of 309. Infanterie-Division
1 February 1945 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
None