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Werner Kienitz

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Years of service  1910–45
Rank  General der Infanterie

Name  Werner Kienitz
Service/branch  German Army
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Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)  Weimar Republic (to 1933)  Nazi Germany
Commands held  24. Infanterie-Division XVII. Armeekorps
Battles/wars  World War I World War II Annexation of Austria Annexation of the Sudetenland Invasion of Poland Battle of France Operation Barbarossa Battle of Kiev (1941)
Died  December 31, 1959, Hamburg, Germany
Awards  Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Battles and wars  World War I, Anschluss, Invasion of Poland

Werner Kienitz (3 June 1885 – 31 December 1959) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the XVII. Corps. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.


  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 31 August 1941 as General der Infanterie and commander of XVII. Armeekorps
  • References

    Werner Kienitz Wikipedia

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