Hermann Breith

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Hermann Breith
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Born (1892-05-07)7 May 1892
Died 3 September 1964(1964-09-03) (aged 72)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank General der Panzertruppe
Commands held III Panzer Corps
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords

Hermann Albert Breith (7 May 1892 – 3 September 1964) was a German general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords. Breith commanded the III Army Corps.

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g Wegmann 2004, p. 193.
  2. ^ a b c Scherzer 2007, p. 242.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Glantz, David M.; House, Jonathan (2009). To the Gates of Stalingrad: Soviet-German Combat Operations, April-August 1942. Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas. ISBN 978-0-7006-1630-5. 
  • 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 Militaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 
  • Wegmann, Günter (2004). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Teil VIIIa: Panzertruppe Band 1: A–E [The Knight's Cross Bearers of the German Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Part VIIIa: Panzer Force Volume 1: A–E] (in German). Bissendorf, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2322-1. 
  • Die Wehrmachtberichte 1939–1945 Band 2, 1. Januar 1942 bis 31. Dezember 1943 [The Wehrmacht Reports 1939–1945 Volume 2, 1 January 1942 to 31 December 1943] (in German). München, Germany: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag GmbH & Co. KG. 1985. ISBN 978-3-423-05944-2. 
  • Die Wehrmachtberichte 1939–1945 Band 3, 1. Januar 1944 bis 9. Mai 1945 [The Wehrmacht Reports 1939–1945 Volume 3, 1 January 1944 to 9 May 1945] (in German). München, Germany: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag GmbH & Co. KG. 1985. ISBN 978-3-423-05944-2. 
  • Glantz, David M.; House, Jonathan (2009). To the Gates of Stalingrad: Soviet-German Combat Operations, April-August 1942. Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas. ISBN 9780700616305. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalfeldmarschall Walter Model
Commander of 3. Panzer-Division
2 October 1941 – 1 October 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Franz Westhoven
Preceded by
Generaloberst Eberhard von Mackensen
Commander of III Corps
2 January 1943 – 20 October 1943
Succeeded by
General der Artillerie Heinz Ziegler
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Friedrich Schulz
Commander of III Corps
9 January 1944 – 31 May 1944
Succeeded by
General der Panzertruppe Dietrich von Saucken
Preceded by
General der Panzertruppe Dietrich von Saucken
Commander of III Corps
29 June 1944 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
none