Werner Marcks

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Werner Marcks
Born 17 July 1896
Died 28 July 1967(1967-07-28) (aged 71)
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1914–45
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 1st Panzer Division
20th Panzer Division
21st Panzer Division
90th Light Infantry Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Werner Marcks (17 July 1896 – 28 July 1967) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several armoured divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves.

Awards and decorations[edit]

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Thomas 1998, p. 59.
  2. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 294.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 247.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 75.

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 Mortimer von Kessel
Commander of 20. Panzer Division
1 January 1944 – 1 February 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Mortimer von Kessel
Preceded by
Generalmajor Richard Koll
Commander of 1. Panzer Division
19 February 1944 – 25 September 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Eberhard Thunert
Preceded by
Oberst Helmut Zollenkopf
Commander of 21. Panzer Division
12 February 1945 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
None