Kurt Lottner

Kurt Lottner
Born 30 October 1899
Hamm
Died 15 March 1957(1957-03-15) (aged 57)
Bad Schwartau
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1917–1945
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held Infanterie-Regiment 111
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Kurt Lottner (30 October 1899 – 15 March 1957) 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. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Kurt Lottner was taken prisoner by British troops in May 1945 and was released in 1947.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). 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 (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.

External links

  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht
  • World War 2 Awards.com
  • specialcamp11