Kurt Brennecke

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Kurt Brennecke
Born16 December 1891
Ringelheim, German Empire
Died30 December 1982(1982-12-30) (aged 91)
Bonn, West Germany
Allegiance German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branchHeer
Years of service1910–45
RankGeneral der Infanterie
Commands heldXXXXIII. Armeekorps
Battles/warsWorld War I

World War II

AwardsKnight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Kurt Brennecke (16 December 1891 – 30 December 1982) was a General der Infanterie in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the XXXXIII. Armeekorps. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Kurt Brennecke was captured by American troops in May 1945 and was released in March 1948.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 123.

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
None
Chief of Staff of 4. Armee
1 August 1939 - 25 October 1940
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Günther Blumentritt
Preceded by
Previously Heeresgruppe C
Chief of Staff of Heeresgruppe Nord
22 June 1941 - January 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Wilhelm Hasse
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Gerhard Berthold
Commander of XXXXIII. Armeekorps
1 February 1942 - 28 June 1942
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Joachim von Kortzfleisch
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Joachim von Kortzfleisch
Commander of XXXXIII. Armeekorps
15 August 1942 - 23 January 1943
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Karl von Oven