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Ludwig Müller
German general and Knight's Cross recipient

Ludwig Müller

Ludwig Müller
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Intro German general and Knight's Cross recipient
Was Military officer Soldier Officer
From Germany
Field Military
Gender male
Birth 28 June 1892, Pirmasens, Germany
Death 28 June 1972, Ettlingen, Germany (aged 80 years)
Star sign Cancer
German Cross in Gold  
Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves  
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Johann Ludwig Müller (28 June 1892 – 28 June 1972) was a German general (General of the Infantry) in the Wehrmacht during World War II.

He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves of Nazi Germany.
Müller, as commander of the XXXXIV Army Corps|, surrendered to the Soviet forces in August 1944 and was held in the Soviet Union as a war criminal until 1955.

Awards and decorations

  • Iron Cross (1914) 2nd Class (10 July 1915) & 1st Class (8 April 1918)
  • Clasp to the Iron Cross (1939) 2nd Class (21 October 1939) & 1st Class (31 May 1940)
  • German Cross in Gold on 28 February 1942 as Oberst im Generalstab in the General Staff of the XXIII. Armeekorps
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
    • Knight's Cross on 25 October 1943 as Generalleutnant and commander of 97. Jäger Division
    • 440th Oak Leaves on 6 April 1944 as Generalleutnant and deputy leader of XXIX Armeekorps
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