Wolfgang von Kluge

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Wolfgang von Kluge
Born 5 May 1892
Died 30 October 1976(1976-10-30) (aged 84)
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1912–44
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 292nd Infantry Division
357th Infantry Division
226th Infantry Division
Fortress Dunkirk
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Relations Günther von Kluge (brother)

Wolfgang von Kluge (5 May 1892 – 30 October 1976) was a German general (Generalleutnant) in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 214.

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
Generalleutnant Curt Badinski
Commander of 292. Infanterie-Division
1 September 1942 – 20 July 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Richard John
Preceded by
None
Commander of 357. Infanterie-Division
1 December 1943 – 1 April 1944
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Knut Eberding
Preceded by
None
Commander of 226. Infanterie-Division
6 July 1944 – 9 September 1944
Succeeded by
Unit became battle group at Fortress Dunkirk
Preceded by
None
Commander of Fortress Dunkirk
6 July 1944 – 31 December 1944
Succeeded by
Vizeadmiral Friedrich Frisius