Karl Löwrick

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Karl Löwrick
Born (1894-11-08)8 November 1894
Died 8 April 1945(1945-04-08) (aged 50)
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1912–20 & 1936–45
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 93 Infantry Division
542 Infanterie Division
542 Volksgrenadier Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Karl Löwrick (8 November 1894 – 8 April 1945) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II, and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves of Nazi Germany. Löwrick was killed on 8 April 1945 in an accident in Pillau.

Awards and decorations[edit]

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Thomas 1998, p. 35.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 241.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 61.

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. 
  • 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
General der Artillerie Horst von Mellenthin
Commander of 93. Infanterie-Division
1 October 1943 – 20 June 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Erich Hofmann
Preceded by
None
Commander of 542. Infanterie-Division
15 July 1944 – 9 October 1944
Succeeded by
Renamed 542. Volksgrenadier-Division
Preceded by
Previously 542. Infanterie-Division
Commander of 542. Volksgrenadier-Division
9 October 1944 – 8 April 1945
Succeeded by
None