Joachim Witthöft

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Joachim Witthöft
Born (1887-09-23)23 September 1887
Died 7 July 1966(1966-07-07) (aged 78)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank General of the Infantry
Commands held 86th Infantry Division
XXVII Army Corps
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Joachim Witthöft (23 September 1887 – 7 July 1966) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.

Awards and decorations[edit]

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 364.

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. 
Military offices
Preceded by
None
Commander of 86. Infanterie-Division
26 August 1939 – 1 January 1942
Succeeded by
General der Artillerie Helmuth Weidling
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Eccard Freiherr von Gablenz
Commander of XXVII. Armeekorps
3 January 1942 – 1 July 1942
Succeeded by
Generaloberst Walter Weiß