Werner Richter

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Werner Richter
Born 21 October 1893
Died 3 June 1944(1944-06-03) (aged 50)
Riga, Latvia
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 87th Infantry Division
263rd Infantry Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Werner Richter (21 October 1893 – 3 June 1944) was a German general during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 291.

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. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Bogislav von Studnitz
Commander of 87th Infantry Division
22 August 1942 – 1 February 1943
Succeeded by
General der Artillerie Walter Hartmann
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Hans Traut
Commander of 263rd Infantry Division
1 April 1943 – 21 May 1944
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Rudolf Sieckenius