Richard Lepper

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Richard Lepper
Born 15 July 1897
Died 30 March 1943(1943-03-30) (aged 45)
near Stalingrad
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1914–43
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held Artilleriekommandeur 6
Battles/wars Battle of Stalingrad
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Richard Lepper (15 July 1897 – 30 March 1943) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Lepper surrendered to the Soviet troops after the fall of Stalingrad. He died in captivity on 30 March 1943.

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  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. .

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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.