Horst Großmann

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Horst Großmann
Born 19 November 1891
Died 4 May 1972(1972-05-04) (aged 80)
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank General der Infanterie
Commands held 6th Infantry Division
XXXV Army Corps
VI Army Corps
Battles/wars World War I
World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Horst Großmann (19 November 1891 – 4 May 1972) was a German general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II who commanded the 6th Infantry Division. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Thomas 1997, p. 226.
  2. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 150.
  3. ^ a b Scherzer 2007, p. 351.

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 (1997). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 1: A–K [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 1: A–K] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2299-6. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Helge Auleb
Commander of 6th Infantry Division
25 January 1942 - 16 December 1943
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Egon von Neindorff
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Friedrich Wiese
Commander of XXXV Army Corps
January 1944 - February 1944
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Friedrich Wiese
Preceded by
General der Artillerie Helmuth Weidling
Commander of VI Army Corps
11 August 1944 - January 1945
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Ralph Graf von Oriola
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Ralph Graf von Oriola
Commander of VI Army Corps
January 1945 - 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
None