Karl von Oven

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Karl von Oven
Born 29 November 1888
Died 20 January 1974(1974-01-20) (aged 85)
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1908–19
1935–45
Rank General der Infanterie
Commands held 393. Infanterie-Division
56. Infanterie-Division
XXXXIII. Armeekorps
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Other work Police Officer

Karl von Oven (29 November 1888 – 20 January 1974) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several corps. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.

Awards and decorations[edit]

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 270.

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
Generalleutnant Paul von Hase
Commander of 56. Infanterie-Division
15 November 1940 - 24 January 1943
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Otto-Joachim Lüdecke
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Kurt Brennecke
Commander of XXXXIII. Armeekorps
24 January 1943 - 25 March 1944
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Ehrenfried-Oskar Boege