Hermann von Oppeln-Bronikowski

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Hermann von Oppeln-Bronikowski
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Born (1899-01-02)2 January 1899
Died 19 September 1966(1966-09-19) (aged 67)
Allegiance
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1917–45
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held 20th Panzer Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords
Olympic medal record
Equestrian
Gold medal – first place 1936 Berlin Dressage team

Hermann von Oppeln-Bronikowski (2 January 1899 – 19 September 1966) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II who commanded the 20th Panzer Division. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Thomas 1998, p. 132.
  2. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 338.
  3. ^ a b c Scherzer 2007, p. 578.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II [The German Cross 1941 – 1945 History and Recipients Volume 2] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8. 
  • 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. 
  • 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
General der Panzertruppe Mortimer von Kessel
Commander of 20th Panzer Division
November 6, 1944-May 8, 1945
Succeeded by
none