Friedrich Köchling

Friedrich Köchling (22 June 1893 – 6 June 1970) was a German general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II who held commands at the division and corps levels. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.

Friedrich Köchling
Born22 June 1893
Died6 June 1970(1970-06-06) (aged 76)
Allegiance German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branchArmy
RankGeneral der Infanterie
Commands held254 Infanterie-Division
XLIV. Armeekorps
XLIX. Gebirgskorps
X. Armeekorps
LXXXI. Armeekorps
Battles/warsWorld War II
AwardsKnight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Awards and decorationsEdit

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CitationsEdit

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 217.

BibliographyEdit

  • 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 Walter Behschnitt
Commander of 254. Infanterie-Division
22 March 1942 – 5 September 1942
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Hellmuth Reymann
Preceded by
Generalmajor Hellmuth Reymann
Commander of 254. Infanterie-Division
19 November 1942 – 16 August 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Alfred Thielmann
Preceded by
General der Artillerie Maximilian de Angelis
Commander of XLIV. Armeekorps
30 November 1943 – 15 January 1944
Succeeded by
General der Artillerie Maximilian de Angelis
Preceded by
General der Gebirgstruppe Rudolf Konrad
Commander of XLIX. Gebirgskorps
15 February 1944 – 15 March 1944
Succeeded by
General der Gebirgstruppe Rudolf Konrad
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Thomas-Emil von Wickede
Commander of X. Armeekorps
25 June 1944 – 3 September 1944
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Hermann Foertsch
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Friedrich-August Schack
Commander of LXXXI. Armeekorps
21 September 1944 – 10 March 1945
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Ernst-Günther Baade