Karl-Albrecht von Groddeck

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Karl-Albrecht von Groddeck
Born 18 February 1894
Died 10 January 1944(1944-01-10) (aged 49)
Breslau, Silesia
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank Generalleutnant (Posthumously)
Commands held 161. Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Karl-Albrecht von Groddeck (18 February 1894 – 10 January 1944) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany. He died from wounds on 10 January 1944 in a Breslau hospital and was posthumously promoted to Generalleutnant.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 169.

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
Generalmajor Otto Schell
Commander of 161. Infanterie-Division
22 August 1943 – 28 August 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Paul Drekmann