Kurt Jahn

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General Kurt Jahn, aka Curt Jahn, (February 16, 1892 – November 7, 1966) was a German Army general and commander in Lombardy, Italy during World War II. Born in Schmalkalden, Germany, he was captured west of Milan on 1 May 1945 and interned in Britain as a prisoner of war until May 1948.

Jahn died in Coburg on 7 November 1966.

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Military offices
Preceded by
Commander of 121. Infanterie-Division
5 October 1940 – 6 May 1941
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Otto Lancelle
Preceded by
General der Artillerie Paul Bader
Commander of 3. Infanterie-Division (mot.)
25 May 1941 – 1 April 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Helmuth Schlömer