Heinz-Georg Lemm

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Heinz-Georg Lemm
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Heinz-Georg Lemm
Born (1919-06-01)1 June 1919
Schwerin
Died 17 November 1994(1994-11-17) (aged 75)
Ruppichteroth
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1935–45
1957–79
Rank Oberst (Wehrmacht)
Generalleutnant (Bundeswehr)
Unit 12. ID
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords
Great Cross of Merit with Star of the Federal Republic of Germany
Other work Bundeswehr

Heinz-Georg Lemm (1 June 1919 – 17 November 1994) was a German soldier who fought in the 12th Infantry Division during World War II and later served in the Bundeswehr, the post-war West German armed forces. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade, the Oak Leaves and Swords was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or outstanding military leadership.

Lemm was born in Schwerin and died in Ruppichteroth.

Bundeswehr

In 1957 Heinz-Georg Lemm joined the Bundeswehr and commanded the 7th Panzergrenadier-Brigade of the 3rd Panzer-Division in Hamburg until 1963, when he was promoted to Brigadegeneral. In 1970 he was promoted to Generalmajor and commanded the 5th Panzer-Division in Diez. Promoted further in 1974, he was named Chief of the Troop Office of the Bundeswehr, with the rank of Generalleutnant.

He was awarded the Great Cross of Merit with Star and the Legion of Merit and retired on 30 September 1979.

Awards

References

Citations

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Berger 1999, p. 181.
  2. Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 275.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Thomas 1998, p. 22.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Scherzer 2007, p. 501.
  5. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 288.
  6. Von Seemen 1976, p. 220.
  7. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 85.
  8. Von Seemen 1976, p. 46.
  9. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 48.
  10. Von Seemen 1976, p. 20.
  11. 11.0 11.1 Berger 1999, p. 183.

Bibliography

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Military offices
Preceded by
Generalmajor Hans-Joachim von Hopffgarten
Commander of 5. Panzer-Division (Bundeswehr)
10 September 1970 – 15 January 1974
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Kurt von der Osten
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Hubert Sonneck
Chief of Truppenamt of the Bundeswehr
1 April 1974 – 30 September 1979
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Horst Wenner