Erich Reuter

Erich Reuter

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

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


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

External links

  • World War 2
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht
  • Ritterkreuztraeger 1939-1945