17 May 1894
5 November 1992
German Empire (to 1918)
Weimar Republic (to 1933)
|Years of service||1912-45|
|Commands held||76. Infanterie-Division|
|Awards||Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves|
Carl Rodenburg (17 May 1894 – 5 November 1992) was a German general who commanded the 76. Infanterie-Division during the Battle of Stalingrad. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Carl Rodenburg was taken prisoner by Soviet troops on 31 January 1943, during the Battle of Stalingrad. He was held until 1955.
- Awards and decorations 1
- See also 2
- References 3
- External links 4
Awards and decorations
Iron Cross (1914)
- 2nd Class (25 April 1915)
- 1st Class (15 May 1917)
Wound Badge (1914)
- in Black
- Knight's Cross Second Class of the Order of the Zähringer Lion with Swords
- Honour Cross of the World War 1914/1918 in 1934
Iron Cross (1939)
- 2nd Class (17 May 1940)
- 1st Class (25 May 1940)
- Eastern Front Medal
- German Cross in Gold (7 March 1942)
Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
- Knight's Cross on 8 October 1942 as Generalmajor and commander of the 76. Infantry-Division
- 189th Oak Leaves on 31 January 1943 as Generalmajor and commander of the 76. Infantry-Division
- Fellgiebel 2000, p. 293.
- Fellgiebel 2000, p. 58.
- Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II [The German Cross 1941 – 1945 History and Recipients Volume 2] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall.
- 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 [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag.
- Thomas, Franz (1998). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 2: L–Z [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 2: L–Z] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag.
- World War 2 Awards.com
- Lexikon der Wehrmacht
- Ritterkreuztraeger 1939-1945
General der Artillerie Maximilian de Angelis
Commander of 76. Infanterie-Division
26 January 1942 – 31 January 1943
General der Infanterie Erich Abraham