Karl Rhein

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Karl Ludwig Rhein
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Karl Rhein
Born 30 March 1894
Wetzlar
Died 27 March 1988(1988-03-27) (aged 93)
Germany
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1914–45
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 311. Infanterie-Division
295. Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars World War I

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Karl Ludwig Rhein (30 March 1894 – 27 March 1988) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 290.

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)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 Infanterie Dr. Franz Beyer
Commander of 331. Infanterie-Division
22 February 1943 – 1 January 1944
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Heinz Furbach
Preceded by
Generalmajor Heinz Furbach
Commander of 331. Infanterie-Division
25 April 1944 – 1 August 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Walter Steinmüller
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Rudolf Dinter
Commander of 295. Infanterie-Division
27 July 1944 – 26 January 1945
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Siegfried Macholz