Herbert Loch

Herbert Loch (5 August 1886 – 28 October 1976) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the XXVIII Corps and the 18th Army. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.

Herbert Loch
Born(1886-08-05)5 August 1886
Died28 October 1976(1976-10-28) (aged 90)
Allegiance Nazi Germany
Service/branchArmy (Wehrmacht)
RankGeneral of the Artillery
Commands held17th Infantry Division
XXVIII Army Corps
18th Army
Battles/warsWorld War II
AwardsKnight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Awards and decorationsEdit

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CitationsEdit

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 241.

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 Erich Friderici
Commander of 17. Infanterie-Division
1 April 1939 – 28 October 1941
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Ernst Güntzel
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Mauritz von Wiktorin
Commander of XXVIII. Armeekorps
28 October 1941 – 25 May 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Otto Sponheimer
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Otto Sponheimer
Commander of XXVIII. Armeekorps
30 June 1943 – 28 March 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Gerhard Matzky
Preceded by
Generaloberst Georg Lindemann
Commander of 18. Armee
29 March 1944 – 2 September 1944
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Ehrenfried-Oskar Boege