Kurt Röpke

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Kurt Röpke
Born 29 November 1896
Solingen
Died 21 July 1966(1966-07-21) (aged 69)
Göttingen
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1914–45
Rank General der Infanterie
Commands held 320. Infanterie-Division
46. Infanterie Division
XXIX. Armeekorps
Battles/wars

World War I


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

Kurt Röpke (29 November 1896 – 21 July 1966) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves of Nazi Germany.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Thomas 1998, p. 220.
  2. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 385.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 294.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 84.

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. 
  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II [The German Cross 1941 – 1945 History and Recipients Volume 2] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Militaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 
  • Thomas, Franz (1998). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 2: L–Z [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 2: L–Z] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2300-9. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Georg-Wilhelm Postel
Commander of 320. Infanterie-Division
26 May 1943 – 20 August 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Georg-Wilhelm Postel
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Arthur Hauffe
Commander of 46. Infanterie-Division
20 August 1943 – 10 July 1944
Succeeded by
Oberst Curt Ewrigmann
Preceded by
General der Artillerie Anton-Reichard Freiherr von Mauchenheim und Bechtolsheim
Commander of XXIX. Armeekorps
1 September 1944 – April 1945
Succeeded by
None