Erich Reuter

Erich Reuter

Erich Reuter
Born (1904-03-30)30 March 1904
Neuhückeswagen
Died 30 October 1989(1989-10-30) (aged 85)
Lindau
Allegiance Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1938–45
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held 46. Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Erich Reuter (30 March 1904 – 30 October 1989) 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 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.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 290.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 79.
Bibliography

External links

  • World War 2 Awards.com
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht
  • Ritterkreuztraeger 1939-1945