Paul Scheuerpflug

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Paul Scheuerpflug
Born (1896-07-03)3 July 1896
Died 8 August 1945(1945-08-08) (aged 49)
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 68th Infantry Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Paul Scheuerpflug (3 July 1896 – 8 August 1945) was a German general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II who commanded the 68th Infantry Division. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. Scheuerpflug was wounded 8 May 1945, and taken prisoner by Soviet troops. He died in a POW camp hospital at Auschwitz.

Awards and decorations[edit]



  1. ^ a b Thomas 1998, p. 254.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 306.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 83.


  • 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. 
  • Thomas, Franz (1998). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 2: L–Z [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 2: L–Z] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2300-9. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Hans Schmidt
Commander of 68. Infanterie-Division
25 October 1943 - 8 May 1945
Succeeded by