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Gustav Fehn (21 February 1892 – 5 June 1945) was a German general during World War II.

Gustav Fehn
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Born(1892-02-21)21 February 1892
Nuremberg, Kingdom of Bavaria, German Empire
Died5 June 1945(1945-06-05) (aged 53)
Ljubljana, Yugoslavia
Allegiance German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branchArmy
RankGeneral der Panzertruppe
Commands held5th Panzer Division
Afrika Korps
Battles/warsWorld War I
World War II
AwardsKnight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Fehn served in the Afrika Korps from November 1942 to January 1943, LXXVI Panzer Corps from July–August 1943, the XXI Army Corps from October 1943 - July 1944 and then the XV Mountain Corps in the Balkans until his surrender to Yugoslav partisans, who shot him without trial on 5 June 1945.

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CitationsEdit

  1. ^ Scherzer 2007, p. 303.

BibliographyEdit

  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Militaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.
Military offices
Preceded by
General der Panzertruppe Joachim Lemelsen
Commander of 5. Panzer-Division
25 November 1940 – 10 August 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Eduard Metz
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Ernst von Leyser
Commander of XXVI. Armeekorps
1 July 1943 – 19 August 1943
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Ernst von Leyser
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Paul Bader
Commander of XXI. Gebirgs-Armeekorps
10 October 1943 – 31 July 1944
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Ernst von Leyser
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Ernst von Leyser
Commander of XV. Gebirgs-Armeekorps
1 August 1944 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
none
dissolved on 8 May 1945