Walther Lucht

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Walter Lucht
Bundesarchiv Bild 101I-236-1029-30A, Russland, Walther Lucht.jpg
Born 26 February 1882
Died 18 March 1949(1949-03-18) (aged 67)
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank General der Artillerie
Commands held 87. Infanterie-Division
336. Infanterie Division
LXVI Reservekorps
LXVI. Armeekorps
11th Armee
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Walter Lucht (26 February 1882 – 18 March 1949) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II who held commands at division, corps and army levels. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves of Nazi Germany.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Thomas 1998, p. 39.
  2. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 286.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 243.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 79.

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 (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 Bogislav von Studnitz
Commander of 87. Infanterie-Division
17 February 1942 – 1 March 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Bogislav von Studnitz
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Johann Stever
Commander of 336th Infantry Division
1 March 1942 – 1 July 1943
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Wilhelm Kunze
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Wilhelm Wetzel
Commander of LXVI Reservekorps
1 November 1943 – 5 August 1944
Succeeded by
Redesignated LXVI. Armeekorps
Preceded by
Previously LXVI. Reservekorps
Commander of LXVI Armeekorps
5 August 1944 – March 1945
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Hermann Flörke
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Otto Hitzfeld
Commander of 11. Armee
8 April 1945 – 23 April 1945
Succeeded by
None
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Walther Hahm
Commander of XIII. Armeekorps
April 1945 – May 1945
Succeeded by
None