Johannes Mayer

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Johannes Mayer
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Born (1893-09-06)6 September 1893
Died 7 August 1963(1963-08-07) (aged 69)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank General of the Infantry
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords

Johannes Mayer (6 September 1893 – 7 August 1963) 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.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Thomas 1998, p. 66.
  2. ^ a b c Scherzer 2007, p. 532.

Bibliography[edit]

  • 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
Oberst Bruno Hippler
Commander of 329th Infanterie-Division
22 March 1942 – 9 August 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Paul Winter
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Paul Winter
Commander of 329th Infanterie-Division
September, 1943 – 16 July 1944
Succeeded by
Generalmajor der Reserve Werner Schulze
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Hermann Foertsch
Commander of X. Armeekorps
21 December 1944 – 27 December 1944
Succeeded by
General der Artillerie Siegfried Thomaschki
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Wilhelm Hasse
Commander of II. Armeekorps
15 January 1945 – 1 April 1945
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Alfred Gause