Walter Krüger (Wehrmacht general)

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Walter Krüger
Bundesarchiv Bild 101I-301-1955-11, Oberst von Schellendorff, General Walter Krüger.jpg
Walter Krüger (center) and Heinrich-Walter Bronsart von Schellendorff (left)
Born 23 March 1892
Died 11 July 1973(1973-07-11) (aged 81)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank General der Panzertruppe
Commands held 1st Panzer Division
LVIII Panzer Corps
Battles/wars

World War I


World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Eugen Walter Krüger (23 March 1892 – 11 July 1973) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II who commanded the LVIII Panzer Corps. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.

Awards and decorations[edit]

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Thomas 1997, p. 417.
  2. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 258.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 226.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 66.

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. 
  • 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. 
  • Thomas, Franz (1997). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 1: A–K [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 1: A–K] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2299-6. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Friedrich Kirchner
Commander of 1st Panzer Division
17 July 1941 – 31 December 1943
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Richard Koll
Preceded by
General der Panzertruppe Hans-Karl Freiherr von Esebeck
Commander of LVIII. Panzerkorps
10 February 1944 – 25 March 1945
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Walter Botsch