Josef Reichert

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Josef Reichert
Born 12 December 1891
Burgfeld
Died 15 March 1970(1970-03-15) (aged 78)
Unknown
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1910–45
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held Division Nr. 177
714. Infanterie-Division
711. Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars World War I

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Josef Reichert (12 December 1891 – 15 March 1970) 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

Notes

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 287.

References

  • 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>
  • 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>

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Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Hermann von Gimborn
Commander of Division Nr. 177
20 September 1941 – 1 January 1943
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Erich Müller-Derichsweiler
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Friedrich Stahl
Commander of 714. Infanterie-Division
1 January 1943 – 20 February 1943
Succeeded by
General der Gebirgstruppen Karl Eglseer
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Friedrich-Wilhelm Deutsch
Commander of 711. Infanterie-Division
1 March 1943 – 14 April 1945
Succeeded by
Oberst von Watzdorf