Martin Wandel

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Martin Wandel
Born 15 April 1892
Died 14 January 1943(1943-01-14) (aged 50)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank General of the Artillery (Posthumously)
Commands held 121st Infantry Division
XXIV Panzer Corps
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Martin Wandel (15 April 1892 – 14 January 1943) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany. Wandel was killed on 14 January 1943 when his command post was overrun in part of the encirclement in the Battle of Stalingrad.




  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 353.


  • 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 Otto Lancelle
Commander of 121. Infanterie-Division
8 July 1941 - 11 November 1942
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Helmuth Prieß
Preceded by
General der Panzertruppe Otto von Knobelsdorff
Commander of XXIV. Panzerkorps
30 November 1942 - 14 January 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Arno Jahr