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Werner von Eichstedt

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Years of service  1914–44
Service/branch  German Army
Name  Werner Eichstedt
Rank  Generalmajor

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Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)  Weimar Republic (to 1933)  Nazi Germany
Battles/wars  World War I World War II Invasion of Poland Operation Barbarossa Battle of Kiev (1941) Crimean Campaign (1941–1942) Battle of the Kerch Peninsula Siege of Sevastopol (1941–1942) Siege of Leningrad Jassy–Kishinev Offensive (August 1944) †
Died  August 26, 1944, Chisinau, Moldova
Awards  Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Commands held  294th Infantry Division

Werner von Eichstedt (1 January 1896 – 26 August 1944) was a German general (Generalmajor) in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany. Eichstedt was killed on 26 August 1944 near Kishinev, Moldova during the Soviet Jassy–Kishinev Offensive.

Awards and decorations

  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 16 November 1943 as Oberst and commander of Artillerie-Regiment 306
  • References

    Werner von Eichstedt Wikipedia

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