Josef Reichert

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Josef Reichert
Born 12 December 1891
Burgfeld
Died 15 March 1970(1970-03-15) (aged 78)
Unknown
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1910–45
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held Division Nr. 177
714th Infantry Division
711th Infantry Division
Battles/wars

World War I


World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Josef Reichert (12 December 1891 – 15 March 1970) was a German general (Generalleutnant) in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.

Awards[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 287.

References[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. 
  • 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. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Hermann von Gimborn
Commander of Division Nr. 177
20 September 1941 – 1 January 1943
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Erich Müller-Derichsweiler
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Friedrich Stahl
Commander of 714. Infanterie-Division
1 January 1943 – 20 February 1943
Succeeded by
General der Gebirgstruppen Karl Eglseer
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Friedrich-Wilhelm Deutsch
Commander of 711. Infanterie-Division
1 March 1943 – 14 April 1945
Succeeded by
Oberst von Watzdorf