Kurt Herzog

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Kurt Herzog
Born 27 March 1889
Died 8 May 1948(1948-05-08) (aged 59)
Vorkuta, Soviet Union
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank General of the Artillery
Commands held XXXVIII Army Corps
Battles/wars

World War I


World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Kurt Herzog (27 March 1889, Quedlinburg – 8 May 1948) was a German general during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. Herzog surrendered to the Soviet troops in May 1945 and died in captivity on 8 May 1948.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Thomas 1997, p. 277.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 186.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 79.

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 (1997). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 1: A–K [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 1: A–K] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2299-6. 
Military offices
Preceded by
None
Commander of 291. Infanterie-Division
7 February 1940 - 10 June 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Werner Goeritz
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Siegfried Haenicke
Commander of XXXVIII. Armeekorps
29 June 1942 - 8 January 1945
Succeeded by
Renamed XXXVIII Panzerkorps