Karl Herzog

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Karl Herzog
Born 6 July 1906
Died 25 January 1998(1998-01-25) (aged 91)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
 West Germany
Service/branch Army
Years of service ?–1945
1957–66
Rank Oberst (Wehrmacht)
Generalmajor (Bundeswehr)
Battles/wars Zemland Offensive
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Karl Herzog (6 July 1906 – 25 January 1998) was a German officer in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.

Herzog surrendered to the Red Army in the course of the Soviet April 1945 Zemland Offensive. Convicted as a war criminal in the Soviet Union, he was held until 1955. Herzog joined the Bundeswehr in 1957 and retired in 1966 as a Generalmajor.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 186.

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  • 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.