Herbert von Böckmann

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Herbert von Böckmann
Born 24 July 1886
Bremen
Died 10 March 1974(1974-03-10) (aged 87)
Baden-Baden
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany (to 1943)
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1905–43
Rank General der Infanterie
Commands held 11. Infanterie-Division
L. Armeekorps
Battles/wars

First World War
Second World War

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Herbert von Böckmann (24 July 1886 – 3 March 1974), sometimes spelt Boeckmann, was a German general who commanded the L Armeekorps during the Second World War. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Herbert von Böckmann was discharged from the armed forces 31 March 1943 because of his age.

Awards and decorations[edit]

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 116.

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. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 

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Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Max Bock
Commander of 11. Infanterie-Division
23 October 1939 – 26 January 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Siegfried Thomaschki
Preceded by
General der Kavallerie Philipp Kleffel
Commander of L. Armeekorps
3 March 1942 – 20 July 1942
Succeeded by
General der Kavallerie Philipp Kleffel