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Erich-Heinrich Clößner

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Erich-Heinrich Clößnerr (17 September 1888 – 28 March 1976) was a German general during World War II who held commands at the divisional and corps levels. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.

Erich-Heinrich Clößner
Born(1888-09-17)17 September 1888
Gießen
Died28 March 1976(1976-03-28) (aged 87)
Konstanz
Allegiance German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branchArmy (Wehrmacht)
Years of service1907–45
RankGeneral of the Infantry
Commands held25 Infantry Division
LIII Army Corps
IX Army Corps
Battles/warsWorld War I

World War II

AwardsKnight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Awards and decorationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

CitationsEdit

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 131.
  2. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 74.

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.
  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II [The German Cross 1941 – 1945 History and Recipients Volume 2] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8.
Military offices
Preceded by
Generaloberst Rudolf Schmidt
Commander of 2. Panzer-Armee
11 April 1943 – 6 August 1943
Succeeded by
Generalfeldmarschall Walter Model
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Hans Schmidt
Commander of IX. Armeekorps
15 October 1943 – 5 December 1943
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Rolf Wuthmann