Wehrmacht in Denmark

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Wehrmacht in Denmark

Postby dawm » 04 Nov 2002 20:19

I'm curently working on a website about the wehrmacht in Denmark and therefore I need info (and pics) about the following officers. Can anybody help?

Heer:
General der Infanterie Otto Röttig (198. Infanterie-Division)
Generalleutnant Hans Brabänder (416. Infanterie-Division)
Generalleutnant Woldemar Freiherr Grote (218. Infanterie-Division)
Generalleutnant Werner Hühner (416. Infanterie-Division)
Generalleutnant Kurt Pflieger (416. Infanterie-Division)
Generalleutnant Ernst Richter (Höheren-Kommando Kopenhagen)
Generalleutnant Adolf von Schell (25. Panzer-Division)
Generalleutnant Hans Tröger (25. Panzer-Division)
Generalleutnant Walter Wittke (170. Infanterie-Division)
Generalmajor Oskar Audörsch (25. Panzer-Division)
Generalmajor Oswin Grolig (25. Panzer-Division)

Luftwaffe:
General der Flieger Rudolf Meister (Kommandierende General der Deutschen Luftwaffe in Dänemark)
Generalleutnant Alexander Holle (Kommandierende General der Deutschen Luftwaffe in Dänemark)
Generalleutnant Walter Schwabedissen (Kommandierende General der Deutschen Luftwaffe in Dänemark)
Generalmajor Andreas Nielsen (General der Deutschen Luftwaffe in Dänemark)
Generalmajor Eduard Ritter von Schleich (General der Deutschen Luftwaffe in Dänemark)
Oberst Hans Schalk (Jagdabschnittsführer Dänemark)
Oberstleutnant Heyn (Chef des Stabes der Kommandierende General der Deutschen Luftwaffe in Dänemark)
Oberstleutnant Werner Hoffmann (Chef des Stabes der Kommandierende General der Deutschen Luftwaffe in Dänemark)
Oberstleutnant Carl Vieck (Jagdabschnittsführer Dänemark & Jagdfliegerführer Dänemark)
Major Klaus Havenstein (Nachtjagdgeschwader 3 , II. Gruppe)
Major Werner Husemann (Nachtjagdgeschwader 3 , I. Gruppe)
Major Erich Simon (Nachtjagdgeschwader 3 , IV. Gruppe)
Hauptmann Bengsch (Nachtjagdgeschwader 2 , IV. Gruppe)
Hauptmann Franz Buschmann (Nachtjagdgeschwader 3 , IV. Gruppe)
Hauptmann Hüschens (Nachtjagdgeschwader 3 , II. Gruppe)
Hauptmann Walter Mylius (Nachtjagdgeschwader 3 , I. Gruppe)
Hauptmann Albert Schulz (Nachtjagdgeschwader 3 , IV. Gruppe)
Hauptmann Paul Szameitat (Nachtjagdgeschwader 3 , I. Gruppe)
Hauptmann Friedrich Tober (Nachtjagdgeschwader 3 , IV. Gruppe)

SS:
Generalmajor der Polizei Erik von Heimburg (Befehlshaber der Ordnungspolizei Kopenhagen)
Oberst der Polizei Englisch (Befehlshaber der Ordnungspolizei Kopenhagen)
Oberst der Gendarmerie Lorge (Befehlshaber der Ordnungspolizei Kopenhagen)
Eberhard von Löw


If anybody have any other info about officers serving in Denmark please post it.

Thanks

Dawm

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Postby David Thompson » 04 Nov 2002 21:44

dawnm -- Here are some other Wehrmacht and SS figures in WWII Danish history, but most of them are fairly obvious (more information if you want it, of course).

Best, Dr. jur. Karl Rudolf Werner (1903-1989) [SS-Obergruppenführer]
Bovensiepen, Otto (c. 1905-?) [SS-Obersturmbannführer]
von Collani, Ingo (1900-1969) [Generalmajor]
von Falkenhorst, Nikolaus von Jastrzembski gennant (1885-1968) [Generaloberst]
von Hanneken, Hermann (1890-1981) [General der Infanterie]
Kaupisch, Leonhard (1878-1945) [General der Artillerie/General der Flieger]
Lindemann, Georg (1884-1963) [Generaloberst]
Luedke, Erich (1882-1946) [General der Infanterie]
Pancke, Guenther (1889-1973) [SS-Obergruppenfuehrer und General der Polizei]

On the others -- have you checked forum co-host Michael Miller's bios on the Axis Biographical Research site? I noticed Gen. Roettig's bio just got updated, and there may be more.

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Postby dawm » 05 Nov 2002 11:09

Yes, they are fairly obvious. I have checked Michael Millers web-site, but maybe I should check again.

Thanks anyway

Dawm
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Wehrmacht in Denmark

Postby Phil Nix » 05 Nov 2002 13:42

Hi Dawm
Erik von Heimburg Gen Major der Pol SS Bf Born 6.1.1892 Karlsruhe
In Fusilierreg Nr 73 14.3.11 - 2.1915
Observer in a Fliegerabteilung 215 - 10.1.19
Observer in Freiwilligen FL Abt Loewe, dann Nr 422 1.19 - 6.19
in Truppen Fliegerstaffel 15 6.19 - 30.9.19
To Schupo 1 10.19
Schupo Hamberg 10.19 - 1938
Kdr Schupo Essen 1938 - 1.6.39
Chef Abt 'C' in Staatsverwaltung der Hanseastadt hamburg 12.6.39 - 31.8.40
IdO Stettin 30.5.40 - 20.2.42
Kommandiert SS Div 'Wiking' 16.8.41 - 12.41
KdO Charkow 12.41 - 28.2.42
KdO Minsk 28.2.42 - 24.7.42
Chef Abt 'C' Hamburg and Kdr Schupo Hamburg 24.7.42 - 1.10.43
BdO Kopenhagen 1.10.43 - 10.8.44
Kd Schupo Berlin 8.8.44 - 4.45
Party 1.5.37 4230308
SS 1.7.39 337729
Sf 1.7.39
Of 18.8.42
Bf 9.11.42
Police rank list
Oblt 1.10.1919
Hpt 16.12.19
Major 1.10.24
Oberstlt 1.7.35
Oberst 1.12.37
Genmaj 1.6.42 RDA 21.6.42
Brother to Heino von Heimburg Navy Vice-Admiral
Missing believed killed in berlin 5th may 1945
I do not have bios on Oberst der Gendarmerie Werner Lorge and Oberstleutnant der Schutzpolizei Gustav Englisch but neither were members of the SS
Philmil

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Postby David Thompson » 05 Nov 2002 15:45

Sorry, dawnm. I wasn't sure how broadly to read the last sentence in your initial post. Here are some details, which you may already have:

Audoersch (Audörsch), Dipl.-Ing. Oskar (1898-1991) [Generalmajor] -- WWI service as infantry officer; Reichswehr service; in OKH departmental group for armaments (im OKH/Ag Wa I Rü.) 10 May 1938; group leader in OKH armaments departmental group (Gr. Ltr. Wa I Rü.) 1 Sept 1939; group leader in the Army Ordnance Central Office (Gr. Ltr. OKH/WaZ) 1 Jul 1940; S.R. 394 26 Aug 1940; Branch chief in the OKH under the chief of Army armaments and commander of the Replacement Army (Abt. Chef OKH/Chef H. Rüst u. BdE [Wa I Rü/Wug 6]) 14 Jan 1942-9 Jul 1944; commander in the 12th Leadership Training Division (kdrt.z. 12 Div. Fü. Lehrgang) 14 Jul 1944; commander, 25th Panzer Division (25 Pz. Div.) 19 Aug 1944 {taken prisoner by Soviet troops 8 May 1945; released from Soviet captivity 9 Oct 1955; died at Ulm 5 Jun 1991 (ABR-H; ABR-Croisier-H).}

Brabaender, Hans (1889-1982) [Generalleutnant] -- Reichswehr service; commander, 68th Jäger Regiment 4 Feb 1938; commander, 71st Jäger Replacement Regiment 25 Oct 1939; commander, 267th Jäger Replacement Regiment 5 Dec 1939; commander, 241st Jäger Regiment 10 Dec 1940; commander, 416th Jäger Division 30 Dec 1941-31 May 1943; commander, 270th Jäger Division 17 Aug 1943 {died 26 Oct 1982 at Hamburg (ABR-H).}

Grolig, Oswin (1894-1944) [Generalmajor] -- WWI service as hussar officer; Reichswehr service; commander, 8th Reconnaissance Unit (Aufkl.Abt. 8) 24 Nov 1938; commander, 33rd Rifle Regiment (Schtz.R. 33) 24 Jul 1940; commander, 1st Rifle Brigade (1 Schtz. Brig.) 15 Feb-15 Dec 1942; service, Panzer Troop School II (Pz.Tr. Schule II) 15 May 1943; acting commander, 21st Panzer Division 15 Jan-8 Mar 1944; commander, 25th Panzer Division 1 Jun-18 Aug 1944 {killed in auto accident near Litzmannstadt, Poland 18 Aug 1944. (Quiet Flows the Rhine p. 44; ABR-Croisier-H; ABR-H).}

Troeger, Hans [Generalleutnant] – commander, 13th Panzer Division {taken prisoner by Soviet troops 9 Sept 1944; released from Soviet captivity 10 Oct 1955 (ABR-Croisier-H).}

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Postby dawm » 05 Nov 2002 16:02

Thanks :lol:

Dawm

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