Wolfgang Lange (general)

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Wolfgang Lange
Born 1 June 1898
Died 10 February 1988(1988-02-10) (aged 89)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 564. Volksgrenadier-Division
183. Volksgrenadier-Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Wolfgang Lange (1 June 1898 – 10 February 1988) was a German general during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Lange surrendered to the American troops on 15 April 1945 in the Ruhr Pocket.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 232.

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 Martin Ronicke
Commander of 339. Infanterie-Division
1 October 1943 – 15 November 1943
Succeeded by
Remnants formed into Korps-Abteilung C
Preceded by
Generalleutnant August Dettling
Commander of Korps-Abteilung C
15 November 1943 – April 1944
Succeeded by
Oberst Gerhard Lindemann
Preceded by
Oberst Gerhard Lindemann
Commander of Korps-Abteilung C
1 June 1944 – 27 July 1944
Succeeded by
None
Preceded by
Formed from 564. Grenadier-Division
Commander of 564. Volksgrenadier-Division
1 September 1944 – 15 September 1944
Succeeded by
Absorbed into 183. Volksgrenadier-Division
Preceded by
Absorbed 564. Volksgrenadier-Division
Commander of 183. Volksgrenadier-Division
15 September 1944 – 25 February 1945
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Hinrich Warrelmann