Ferdinand Jodl

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Ferdinand Jodl
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Ferdinand Jodl
Born (1896-11-28)28 November 1896
Landau, Kingdom of Bavaria
Died 9 June 1956(1956-06-09) (aged 59)
Essen, Germany
Allegiance
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1914–45
Rank General der Gebirgstruppe
Commands held XIX Mountain Corps
Battles/wars
  • World War I
  • World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Relations Alfred Jodl (brother)

Ferdinand Alfred Friedrich Jodl (28 November 1896 – 9 June 1956) was a German Wehrmacht officer, who notably served as the General der Gebirgstruppe of Mountain Corps Norway (Gebirgskorps Norwegen) during the Petsamo–Kirkenes Offensive. He was the brother of Alfred Jodl, the German military commander who after the war was executed as a war criminal. Ferdinand Jodl was acquitted by a German court.

Career

Jodl family grave, Ferdinand's name on the memorial slab.
  • Chief Operations, XII Corps (1938 – 1940)
  • Chief of Staff, XII Corps (1940)
  • Chief of Staff, IL Mountain Corps (1940 – 1942)
  • Chief of Staff, XX Mountain Army, Finland (1942 – 1944)
  • General of the Mountain Troops (General der Gebirgstruppe), XIX Mountain Corps (1944)
  • Acting General in charge of the Narvik Detachment (1944 – 1945)

Awards and decorations

References

Citations

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 201.

Bibliography

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). 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)CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<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)CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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Military offices
Preceded by
General der Gebirgstruppe Georg Ritter von Hengl
Commander of XIX. Gebirgs-Armeekorps
15 May 1944 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
Organisation disbanded