Mauritz von Wiktorin

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Mauritz von Wiktorin
Bundesarchiv Bild 101I-121-0011A-22, Polen, Siegesparade, Guderian, Kriwoschein.jpg
Wiktorin (left), General Heinz Guderian (center) and Kombrig Semyon Krivoshein at the German-Soviet joint parade in Brest on September 22, 1939.
Born 13 August 1883
Hainburg an der Donau, Cisleithania, Austria-Hungary
Died 16 August 1956(1956-08-16) (aged 73)
Nuremberg, West Germany
Allegiance Austria-Hungary Austria–Hungary
Austria First Austrian Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank General of the Infantry
Commands held 20th Infantry Division; XXVIII Army Corps
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Mauritz von Wiktorin (13 August 1883 – 16 August 1956) 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. Wiktorin was discharged from the army on 30 November 1944 due to age.

Awards and decorations[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 362.

References[edit]

  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Militaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Maximilian Schwandner
Commander of 20. Infanterie-Division (mot.)
10 November 1938 – 10 November 1940
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Hans Zorn
Preceded by
General der Artillerie Peter Weyer
Commander of XXVIII. Armeekorps
25 November 1940 - 27 October 1941
Succeeded by
General der Artillerie Herbert Loch