Wilhelm Bleckwenn

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Wilhelm Bleckwenn
Born (1906-10-21)21 October 1906
Died 10 May 1989(1989-05-10) (aged 82)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1935–45
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held 708th Volksgrenadier Division
1st Naval Infantry Division
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Wilhelm Bleckwenn (21 October 1906 – 10 May 1989) was a German general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 45.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 115.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 76.

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. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Konteradmiral Hans Hartmann
Commander of 1.Marine-Infanterie-Division
28 February 1945 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
None