Wolfgang Erdmann

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Wolfgang Erdmann
Born (1898-11-13)13 November 1898
Died 5 September 1946(1946-09-05) (aged 47)
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Balkenkreuz (Iron Cross) Luftwaffe
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 18. Luftwaffen-Feld-Divisionen
Fallschirmjäger-Division Erdmann
7. Fallschirmjäger-Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Wolfgang Erdmann (13 November 1898 – 5 September 1946) was a German general in the Fallschirmjäger during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.

Awards and decorations[edit]

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Thomas & Wegmann 1986, p. 53.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 147.

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. 
  • Thomas, Franz; Wegmann, Günter (1986). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Teil II: Fallschirmjäger [The Knight's Cross Bearers of the German Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Part II: Paratroopers] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-1461-8. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Wolfgang von Chamier-Glisczinski
Fliegerführer Kroatien
26 August 1943 – 30 April 1944
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Walter Hagen
Preceded by
None
Commander of Fallschirmjäger-Division Erdmann
20 August 1944 – 8 October 1944
Succeeded by
Redesignated 7. Fallschirmjäger-Division
Preceded by
Previously Fallschirmjäger-Division Erdmann
Commander of 7. Fallschirmjäger-Division
9 October 1944 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
None