Wilhelm Söth

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Wilhelm Söth
Born 15 February 1903
Died 6 July 1978(1978-07-06) (aged 75)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held Parachute-Panzer Division Hermann Göring
3rd Panzer Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Wilhelm Söth (15 February 1903 – 6 July 1978) was a German general during World War II who commanded the 3rd Panzer Division. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 327.

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
Generalmajor Erich Walther
Commander of Fallschirm-Panzergrenadier Division 2 Hermann Göring
November 1944 - 1 January 1945
Succeeded by
Oberst Georg Seegers
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Wilhelm Philipps
Commander of 3. Panzer-Division
1 January 1945 - 19 April 1945
Succeeded by
Oberst Volkmar Schöne