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Gottberg, von, Curt

    Date of birth:
    February 11th, 1896 (Wilten/Easternprussia, Germany)
    Date of death:
    May 31st, 1945 (POW-camp Leutzhöft-Grundhof/Schleswig Holstein, Germany)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    SS Mitglied Nr.: 45923;
    NSDAP Parteinummer: 948753.

    Last achieved rank was SS-Obergruppenführer / General der Waffen-SS und Polizei. Comitted suicide.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SS-Brigadeführer / Generalmajor der Polizei
    Unit:
    Kampfgruppen-Kommandeur und SS und Polizeiführer Weisruthenien
    Awarded on:
    August 7th, 1943
    Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SS-Gruppenführer / Generalleutnant der Polizei
    Unit:
    Führer Kampfgruppe "von Gottberg"
    Awarded on:
    June 30th, 1944
    Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

    Sources

    • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
      - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
      - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X