Hermann Flörke

Hermann Flörke (23 October 1893 – 19 August 1979) was a German general during World War II who commanded the 14th Infantry Division. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves.

Hermann Flörke
Born(1893-10-23)23 October 1893
Died19 August 1979(1979-08-19) (aged 85)
Allegiance Nazi Germany
Service/branchArmy (Wehrmacht)
RankGeneralleutnant
Commands held31. Infanterie-Division
14. Infanterie-Division
LXVI. Armeekorps
Battles/warsWorld War II
AwardsKnight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Awards and decorationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

CitationsEdit

  1. ^ a b Thomas 1997, p. 171.
  2. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 117.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 153.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, 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.
  • Thomas, Franz (1997). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 1: A–K [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 1: A–K] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2299-6.
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Kurt Pflieger
Commander of 31. Infanterie-Division
1 April 1943 – 15 May 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Friedrich Hoßbach
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Rudolf Holste
Commander of 14. Infanterie-Division
15 May 1943 – 15 December 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Erich Schneider
Preceded by
General der Artillerie Walther Lucht
Commander of LXVI. Armeekorps
March 1945 – April 1945
Succeeded by
None