Attempt at a complete list of German General PoWs 1941-1945

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Re: Attempt at a complete list of German General PoWs 1941-1945

Post by Halfdan S. » 16 Apr 2022 20:08

Never seen this thread before, please keep posting!

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Re: Attempt at a complete list of German General PoWs 1941-1945

Post by askropp » 18 Apr 2022 13:11

As we discussed here, Fritz Kühne was a short-time PoW in May 1940.
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Re: Attempt at a complete list of German General PoWs 1941-1945

Post by askropp » 21 Apr 2022 14:16

Part 6: Western Front 1945 (January to March)

Years ago, when I started this thread, I intended to stop with 30 April 1945, the day of Hitler's suicide. As it appears now, the whole month of April is a very complicated and nebulous affair, with all fronts converging and numerous unoccupied or even retired generals being captured. Therefore and for the time being, I will use 31 March 1945 as the temporary end date.

06.03.1945
General der Kavallerie Edwin Graf von Rothkirch und Trach
LIII. Armeekorps
near Daun


08.03.1945
Generalleutnant Richard Schimpf
3. Fallschirmdivision
in Bad Godesberg


09.03.1945
Generalmajor Wilhelm Viebig
277. Volksgrenadierdivision
in the Brohltal


12.03.1945
Generalmajor Ludwig Heilmann
5. Fallschirmdivision
in the Eifel


19.03.1945
Generalleutnant Franz Sensfuß
212. Volksgrenadierdivision
near Baumholder

Generalmajor Meinrad von Lauchert
2. Panzerdivision
in the Hunsrück


26.03.1945
Generalmajor Gerhard Fischer
Kommandant von Koblenz [last assignment]
near Limburg


28.03.1945
Generalleutnant Rudolf Habenicht
Division Nr. 463 [last assignment]
[location unknown]


29.03.1945
Generalleutnant Hans Bergen
Division Nr. 476
near Dülmen

Generalleutnant Hans Boelsen
Division Nr. 172
in the Emsland


30.03.1945
Generalmajor Heinrich Gäde
719. Infanteriedivision
in the Pfalz

Generalmajor Heinrich Schröder
General z.b.V. im Stab der Luftflotte Reich [last assignment]
[location unknown]

Generalarzt z.V. Ernst Rodenwaldt
Institut für Tropenmedizin
in Heidelberg


31.03.1945
Generalleutnant Ralph Graf von Oriola
XIII. Armeekorps
near Bad Mergentheim
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Re: Attempt at a complete list of German General PoWs 1941-1945

Post by Halfdan S. » 21 Apr 2022 18:09

askropp wrote:
21 Apr 2022 14:16
I will use 31 March 1945 as the temporary end date.
Pity :milwink: there are soo many Generals that would be nice to have discussed. Most sources as Bezborodova, Folltmann etc. have numerous errors. Just wrote a post about retired Generals/Admirals that might/might not have been in Berlin during the fighting there: viewtopic.php?f=50&t=192705&p=2404712#p2404712

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