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Ernst Anton von Krosigk

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Years of service  1915–45
Service/branch  German Army
Died  March 16, 1945, Courland
Name  Ernst-Anton Krosigk
Rank  General der Infanterie

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Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)  Weimar Republic (to 1933)  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
Battles/wars  World War I World War II Battle of France Lvov–Sandomierz Offensive Courland Pocket †
Awards  Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Battles and wars  Battle of France, Lvov–Sandomierz Offensive, Courland Pocket
Commands held  1st Infantry Division, XVI Army Corps, 16th Army

Ernst-Anton von Krosigk (5 March 1898 – 16 March 1945) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the 16th Army. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves of Nazi Germany. Krosigk was killed in an air-attack by Soviet forces on 16 March 1945 in the Courland Pocket.

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Awards and decorations

  • Iron Cross (1914) 2nd Class (25 September 1916) & 1st Class (12 September 1918)
  • Clasp to the Iron Cross (1939) 2nd Class (20 May 1940) & 1st Class (19 June 1940)
  • German Cross in Gold on 9 August 1942 as Oberst im Generalstab (in the General Staff) of the I. Armeekorps
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
  • Knight's Cross on 12 February 1944 as Generalmajor and commander of 1. Infanterie Division
  • 827th Oak Leaves on 12 April 1945 (Posthumously) as General der Infanterie and commander of XVI.Armeekorps
  • References

    Ernst-Anton von Krosigk Wikipedia

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