Ludwig Wolff (general)

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Ludwig Wolff
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Born 3 April 1893
Died 9 November 1968(1968-11-09) (aged 75)
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1912–45
Rank General of the Infantry
Commands held 22nd Air Landing Division
XXXIII Army Corps
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Ludwig Wolff (3 April 1893 – 9 November 1968) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II who commanded the XXXIII Army Corps. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Thomas 1998, p. 459.
  2. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 522.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 366.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 54.

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. 
  • 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 Hans Graf von Sponeck
Commander of 22. Infanterie-Division (Luftlande)
10 October 1941 – 1 August 1942
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Friedrich-Wilhelm Müller
Preceded by
General der Artillerie Erwin Engelbrecht
Commander of XXXIII. Armeekorps
25 December 1943 – 10 August 1944
Succeeded by
General der Kavallerie Carl-Erik Koehler