Wilhelm Schneckenburger

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Wilhelm Schneckenburger
Born 30 March 1891
Died 14 October 1944(1944-10-14) (aged 53)
Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank General of the Infantry
Commands held 125th Infantry Division
XVII Army Corps
Battles/wars Belgrade Offensive 
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Wilhelm Schneckenburger (30 March 1891 – 14 October 1944) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II who commanded the XVII Army Corps. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Schneckenburger was killed in action on 14 October 1944.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 312.

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
none
Commander of 125. Infanterie-Division
5 October 1940 – 24 December 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Helmut Friebe
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Dietrich von Choltitz
Commander of XVII. Armeekorps
5 March 1943 – 1 August 1943
Succeeded by
General der Artillerie Erich Brandenberger