Werner Kienitz
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Werner Kienitz
Werner Kienitz
Born3 June 1885
Died31 December 1959(1959-12-31) (aged 74)
Allegiance German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branchArmy
Years of service1910-45
RankGeneral of the Infantry
Commands held24th Infantry Division
XVII. Armeekorps
Battles/warsWorld War II
AwardsKnight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Werner Kienitz (3 June 1885 - 31 December 1959) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the XVII. Corps. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.

Awards

References

Citations

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 209.

Bibliography

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945 -- Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945 -- The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6.
  • 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 Militaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.
Military offices
Preceded by
None
Commander of 24. Infanterie-Division
15 October 1935 - 1 April 1938
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Sigisimund von Förster
Preceded by
None
Commander of XVII. Armeekorps
1 April 1938 - 23 January 1942
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Karl-Adolf Hollidt

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