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Ludwig Kirschner

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Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Name  Ludwig Kirschner
Rank  Generalmajor
Years of service  1936–45
Service/branch  Heer

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Died  11 February 1945(1945-02-11) (aged 40) Saybusch, Poland
Commands held  320. Volksgrenadier-Division

Ludwig Kirschner

Ludwig Kirschner (12 June 1904 – 11 February 1945) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II who commanded the 320. Volksgrenadier-Division. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. Kirschner was killed on 11 February 1945 in Saybusch, Poland.


Awards and decorations

  • Iron Cross (1939) 2nd Class (31 December 1940) & 1st Class (14 September 1941)
  • Honour Roll Clasp of the Army (8 February 1942)
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
  • Knight's Cross on 18 January 1942 as Major and commander of the I./Infanterie-Regiment 436
  • Oak Leaves on 28 October 1942 as Oberstleutnant and commander of Infanterie-Regiment 72
  • References

    Ludwig Kirschner Wikipedia

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