Kurt Röpke

Kurt Röpke (29 November 1896 – 21 July 1966) was a German general during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves of Nazi Germany.

Kurt Röpke
Born29 November 1896
Died21 July 1966(1966-07-21) (aged 69)
Allegiance Nazi Germany
Service/branchArmy (Wehrmacht)
RankGeneral of Infantry
Commands held320th Infantry Division
46th Infantry Division
XXIX Army Corps
Battles/warsWorld War II
AwardsKnight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Awards and decorationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

CitationsEdit

  1. ^ Thomas 1998, p. 220.
  2. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 385.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 294.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 84.

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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  • 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 (1998). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 2: L–Z [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 2: L–Z] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2300-9.
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Georg-Wilhelm Postel
Commander of 320th Infantry Division
26 May 1943 – 20 August 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Georg-Wilhelm Postel
Preceded by
General of Infantry Arthur Hauffe
Commander of 46th Infantry Division
20 August 1943 – 10 July 1944
Succeeded by
Oberst Curt Ewrigmann
Preceded by
General of Artillery Anton von Mauchenheim und Bechtolsheim
Commander of XXIX Army Corps
1 September 1944 – April 1945
Succeeded by
None