Werner Forst

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Werner Forst
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Born 21 December 1892
Died 3 February 1971(1971-02-03) (aged 78)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 293rd Infantry Division
106th Infantry Division
Battles/wars

World War I


World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Werner Forst (21 December 1892 – 3 February 1971) was a German general during World War II who held several divisional commands. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves of Nazi Germany.

Awards and decorations[edit]

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Thomas 1997, p. 172.
  2. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 118.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 154.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 68.

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 Justin von Obernitz
Commander of 293. Infanterie-Division
19 February 1942 - 10 January 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Karl Arndt
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Arthur Kullmer
Commander of 106. Infanterie-Division
10 January 1943 - 20 February 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Siegfried von Rekowski