Nikolaus von Vormann

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Nikolaus von Vormann
Born (1895-12-24)24 December 1895
Died 26 October 1959(1959-10-26) (aged 63)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank General der Panzertruppe
Commands held 23rd Panzer Division
XLVII Panzer Corps
9th Army
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Nikolaus von Vormann (24 December 1895 – 26 October 1959) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany who commanded the 9th Army. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Vormann wrote two books documenting his war-time experiences: Der Feldzug 1939 in Polen and Tscherkassy. He died in 1959.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 490.
  2. ^ Scherzer 2007, p. 762.

Bibliography[edit]

  • 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. 
  • 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 Hans Reichsfreiherr von Boineburg-Lengsfeld
Commander of 23. Panzer-Division
26 December 1942 – 24 October 1943
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Ewald Kräber
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Rudolf von Bünau
Commander of XLVII. Panzerkorps
December 1943 – March 1944
Succeeded by
General der Panzertruppe Hans Freiherr von Funck
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Hans Jordan
Commander of 9. Armee
27 June 1944 – 31 August 1944
Succeeded by
General der Panzertruppe Smilo Freiherr von Lüttwitz