|Born||8 October 1892|
|Died||24 August 1976(aged 83)|
|Commands held||321st Infantry Division
203rd Infantry Division
286th Infantry Division
|Battles/wars||World War II|
|Awards||Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross|
Wilhelm Thomas (8 October 1892 – 24 August 1976) was a 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.
Awards and decorations
- Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 13 October 1941 as Oberst and commander of Infanterie-Regiment 71
- Fellgiebel 2000, p. 342.
- Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) . 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.