Otto Drescher

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Otto Drescher
Born 5 October 1895
Died 13 August 1944(1944-08-13) (aged 48)
Klaipėda
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank generalleutnant
Commands held 35th Infantry Division
267th Infantry Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Otto Johann Drescher (5 October 1895 – 13 August 1944) was a German general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Drescher died on 13 August 1944 in Klaipėda.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 139.

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 Ludwig Merker
Commander of 35th Infantry Division
April 1943 – 8 June 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Ludwig Merker
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Friedrich Stephan
Commander of 267th Infantry Division
8 June 1943 – August 1944
Succeeded by
None