Martin Gareis

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Martin Gareis
Born 6 October 1891
Died 26 February 1976(1976-02-26) (aged 84)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank General der Infanterie
Commands held 98. Infanterie-Division
264. Infanterie-Division
XXXXVI. Panzerkorps
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Martin Gareis (6 October 1891 – 26 February 1976) was a German general during World War II who held commands at the divisional, corps and army levels. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 159.

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
Generalleutnant Erich Schröck
Commander of 98. Infanterie-Division
31 December 1941 - 1 February 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Alfred-Hermann Reinhardt
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Otto-Joachim Lüdecke
Commander of 264. Infanterie-Division
15 May 1944 - 25 September 1944
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Paul Hermann
Preceded by
General der Panzertruppe Walter Fries
Commander of XXXXVI. Panzerkorps
19 January 1945 - 2 May 1945
Succeeded by
none