Otto-Ernst Ottenbacher (18 November 1888 – 7 January 1975) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several corps. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Ottenbacher was wounded during the opening stages of the Battle of Kalinin in October 1941, when his plane was shot down by Soviet fighters. Severely burned, he was invalided back to Germany to recuperate.
Awards and decorations
- Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 13 August 1941 as Generalleutnant and commander of 36. Infanterie-Division
- Fellgiebel 2000, p. 270.