Louis Tronnier

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Louis Tronnier
Born 21 November 1897
Braunschweig
Died 27 January 1952(1952-01-27) (aged 54)
Woikowo Prisoner-of-war camp near Moscow
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1915–18
1934–45
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held 123. Infanterie-Division
Korps-Abteilung F
62. Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars World War I

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Louis Tronnier (21 November 1897 – 27 January 1952) was a highly decorated Generalmajor 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. Louis Tronnier was captured by Soviet forces during the second Jassy–Kishinev Offensive in August 1944. He died on 27 January 1952 at Woikowo prisoner-of-war camp near Moscow.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 346.

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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