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Böckmann, von, Herbert

Date of birth:
July 24th, 1886 (Bremen, Germany)
Date of death:
March 10th, 1974 (Baden-Baden/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Herbert von Böckmann was releaved from active duty beceause of his age on 31st March 1943.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Chefs des Generalstabes 3.Armee
Awarded on:
September 15th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Chef des Generalstabes 3.Armee
Awarded on:
October 4th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur 11.Infanterie-Division / I.Armeekorps / 16.Armee / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
December 4th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Gareth Collins
  • Photo: Gareth Collins via - Axis Biographical Research
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer, Elite of the Third Reich - The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-45: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, England, 2003
    - Kursietis, Andris J., The Wehrmacht at War 1939-1945, Aspekt, The Netherlands, 1999
    - Buxa, W., Weg und Schicksal der 11. Infanterie-Division, Nebel Verlag GmbH, Eggolsheim, Deutschland, 2004
    - Ritterkreuz Archiv II/2009, Veit Scherzer, Ranis, Juni 2009, ISSN 1866-4709
    - Axis Biographical Research

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