Ludwig Merker

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Ludwig Merker
Born 1 September 1894
Died 14 March 1964(1964-03-14) (aged 69)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank generalleutnant
Commands held 35th Infantry Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Ludwig Merker (1 September 1894 – 14 March 1964) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 252.

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. 
Military offices
Preceded by
General der Artillerie Rudolf Freiherr von Roman
Commander of 35th Infantry Division
10 September 1942 – April 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Otto Drescher
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Otto Drescher
Commander of 35th Infantry Division
8 June 1943 – 5 November 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Johann-Georg Richert