Wilhelm von Lengerke

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Wilhelm von Lengerke
Born 17 June 1894
Died 26 August 1942(1942-08-26) (aged 48)
Stalingrad, Soviet Union
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1913–22
1934–42
Rank Generalmajor (Posthumously)
Battles/wars Battle of Stalingrad 
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Wilhelm von Lengerke (17 June 1894 – 26 August 1942) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Lengerke was killed 26 August 1942 during the Battle of Stalingrad. He was posthumously promoted to Generalmajor.

Awards and decorations[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 236.

References[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
Previously Reiter-Regiment 1
Commander of Panzergrenadier-Regiment 21
3 December 1941 – 26 August 1942
Succeeded by
Oberstleutnant Vollrath von Hellermann