Kurt Renner

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Kurt Renner
Born (1886-09-15)15 September 1886
Plauen
Died 26 August 1943(1943-08-26) (aged 56)
Poland
Allegiance
Years of service 1906-1943
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 211th Infantry Division
174th Reserve Division
Battles/wars

World War I


World War II

Kurt Renner was a German general (Generalleutnant) in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the 211th Infantry Division and the 174th Reserve Division. He was killed whilst in command of the 174th Reserve Division on 26 August 1943 by Polish underground forces becoming the highest ranking German officer killed by the Polish resistance during the war.[1]

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Notes
  1. ^ Mitcham 2007, p. 229 & 262.
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