Karl Allmendinger

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Karl Allmendinger
File:Karl Allmendinger.jpg
Born 3 February 1891
Abtsgmünd, Kingdom of Württemberg, German Empire
Died 2 October 1965
Ellwangen, Baden-Württemberg, West Germany
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1910–45
Rank General der Infanterie
Commands held 5. leichte Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars World War I
World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Karl Allmendinger (3 February 1891 – 2 October 1965) was a German general of Infantry, serving during World War I and World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Allmendinger was the son of Karl Allmendinger (1863 – 1946), alias "Felix Nabor" a teacher, poet and writer.

In the Army's reserve since 1944, he was arrested by U.S. forces in 1945 but released in 1946.

Awards

References

Citations

  1. 1.0 1.1 Thomas 1997, p. 4.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Scherzer 2007, p. 190.
  3. Fellgiebel 2000, pp. 115, 483.
  4. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 63.

Bibliography

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Schaulen, Fritjof (2003). Eichenlaubträger 1940 – 1945 Zeitgeschichte in Farbe I Abraham – Huppertz (in German). Selent, Germany: Pour le Mérite. ISBN 978-3-932381-20-1. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Thomas, Franz (1997). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 1: A–K (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2299-6. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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Military offices
Preceded by
General Wilhelm Fahrmbacher
Commander of 5. Infanterie-Division
25 October 1940 – June 1942
Succeeded by
Oberst Walter Jost
Preceded by
Oberst Walter Jost
Commander of 5. Jäger-Division
July 1942 – 4 January 1943
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Helmut Thumm
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Wilhelm Wetzel
Commander of V. Armeekorps
1 July 1943 – 1 May 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Hermann Böhme
Preceded by
Generaloberst Erwin Jaenecke
Commander of 17. Armee
1 May 1944 – 25 July 1944
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Friedrich Schulz