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Karl Arndt

Karl Arndt

German politician
Karl Arndt
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Intro German politician
Was Activist Politician Trade unionist
From Germany
Type Activism Politics
Gender male
Birth 13 October 1886, Kluczbork
Death 1 November 1948, Berlin (aged 62 years)
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Karl Arndt
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Biography

Karl Hermann Arndt (10 March 1892 – 30 December 1981) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves of Nazi Germany.

Awards and decorations

  • Iron Cross (1914) 2nd Class (3 October 1914) 1st Class (26 January 1918)
  • Honour Cross of the World War 1914/1918 (31 December 1934)
  • Wehrmacht Long Service Award 1st Class (2 October 1936)
  • Iron Cross (1939) 2nd Class (27 October 1939) & 1st Class (17 June 1940)
  • German Cross in Gold on 2 July 1944 as Generalleutnant in the 359. Infanterie-Division
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
    • Knight's Cross on 23 January 1942 as Oberst and commander of Infanterie-Regiment 511
    • 719th Oak Leaves on 1 February 1945 as Generalleutnant and commander of 359. Infanterie-Division
  • Mentioned in the Wehrmachtbericht (22 January 1945)
  • ^ Thomas 1997, p. 8.
  • ^ Thomas & Wegmann 1987, p. 99.
  • Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 17.
  • Fellgiebel 2000, p. 101.
  • Fellgiebel 2000, p. 80.

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