Paul Völckers

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Paul Völckers
Born (1891-03-15)15 March 1891
Died 25 January 1946(1946-01-25) (aged 54)
Soviet Union
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank General der Infanterie
Commands held 78th Infantry Division
XXVII Army Corps
Battles/wars Operation Bagration
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Paul Gustav Völckers (15 March 1891 – 25 January 1946) was a German General of the Infantry in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the XXVII Army Corps. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.

Völckers surrendered to the Red Army in the course of the Soviet 1944 Operation Bagration. He died in a POW camp in the Soviet Union in 1946.

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  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 350.

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  • 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.