Helge Arthur Auleb (24 March 1887 – 14 March 1964) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II. He was born in Gehren.

Helge Auleb
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Helge Auleb as a witness during the Nuremberg Trials
Born(1887-03-24)24 March 1887
Gehren, German Empire
Died14 April 1964(1964-04-14) (aged 77)
Düsseldorf, West Germany
Allegiance
Service/branch
Years of service1907–45
RankGeneral der Infanterie
Commands held290th Infantry Division
XXXXIX Mountain Corps
LXIX. Army Corps
Battles/warsWorld War I World War II
AwardsGerman Cross in Gold

Auleb commanded the 6th Infantry Division as part of VI Army Corps during Operation Typhoon in October 1941. He received the German Cross in Gold on 26 December 1941.

AwardsEdit

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CitationsEdit

  1. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p.19.

BibliographyEdit

  • 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
General der Infanterie Franz Mattenklott
Commander of 72nd Infantry Division
25 July 1940 – 4 September 1940
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Franz Mattenklott
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Theodor Freiherr von Wrede
Commander of 290th Infantry Division
19 September 1940 – 19 October 1940
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Theodor Freiherr von Wrede
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Arnold Freiherr von Biegeleben
Commander of 6th Infantry Division
14 October 1940 – 25 January 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Horst Großmann
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Franz Mattenklott
Befehlshaber Krim
27 April 1943 – July 1943
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Friedrich Köchling
Preceded by
General der Gebirgstruppen Rudolf Konrad
Commander of XXXXIX Gebirgs-Armeekorps
26 July 1943 – 15 August 1943
Succeeded by
General der Gebirgstruppen Rudolf Konrad
Preceded by
General der Artillerie Otto Hartmann
Befehlshaber Heeresgebiet A
17 September 1943 – 18 December 1943
Succeeded by
redesignated Befehlshaber Transnistrien
Preceded by
none
Befehlshaber Transnistrien
18 December 1943 – 1 April 1944
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
General der Gebirgstruppen Julius Ringel
Commander of LXIX Armeekorps
24 June 1944 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
dissolved on 8 May 1945