Kurt Haehling

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Kurt Haehling
Born (1893-11-07)7 November 1893
Died 20 May 1983(1983-05-20) (aged 89)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1912–20
1935–45
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held 73rd Infantry Division
Battles/wars Courland Pocket
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Kurt Haehling (7 November 1893 – 20 May 1983) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany. Haehling surrendered to the Red Army in May 1945 in the Courland Pocket. He was held until 1951.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 174.

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 Dr. Friedrich Franek
Commander of 73. Infanterie-Division
30 July 1944 – 7 September 1944
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Franz Schlieper
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Gotthard Fischer
Commander of 126. Infanterie-Division
14 February 1945 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
None