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Heinrich Recke

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Years of service  1909–43
Service/branch  German Army
Died  August 18, 1943
Name  Heinrich Recke
Rank  Generalleutnant

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Born  25 August 1890 Konitz, West Prussia (today Poland) (1890-08-25)
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)  Weimar Republic (to 1933)  Nazi Germany
Battles/wars  World War I World War II Invasion of Poland Battle of France Eastern Front
Awards  Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Battles and wars  World War I, Invasion of Poland, Battle of France, Eastern Front, World War II
Commands held  332nd Static Infantry Division, 161st Infantry Division

Heinrich Recke (25 August 1890 – 18 August 1943) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several infantry divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.

Awards and decorations

  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 4 September 1943 as Generalleutnant and commander of 161. Infanterie-Division
  • References

    Heinrich Recke Wikipedia


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