Louis Tronnier

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Louis Tronnier
Born 21 November 1897
Died 27 January 1952(1952-01-27) (aged 54)
Voikovo prison camp
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held 123rd Infantry Division
Korps Abteilung F
62nd Infantry Division
Battles/wars Jassy–Kishinev Offensive (August 1944)
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Louis Tronnier (21 November 1897 – 27 January 1952) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Tronnier surrendered to the Red Army forces during the second Soviet Jassy–Kishinev Offensive in August 1944. He died on 27 January 1952 at Voikovo officers' prison camp near Ivanovo.

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  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 346.


  • 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.