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Walther Lucht

Walther Lucht

German General and Knight's Cross recipient
Walther Lucht
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Intro German General and Knight's Cross recipient
A.K.A. Walter Lucht
Was Military personnel
From Germany
Type Military
Gender male
Birth 26 February 1882, Berlin, Margraviate of Brandenburg
Death 18 March 1949, Heilbronn, Germany (aged 67 years)
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Biography

Walter Lucht (26 February 1882 – 18 March 1949) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II who held commands at division, corps and army levels. 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 (14 October 1914) & 1st Class (19 October 1915)
  • Clasp to the Iron Cross (1939) 2nd Class (17 May 1940) & 1st Class (23 June 1940)
  • German Cross in Gold on 12 March 1942 as Generalmajor and commander of 87. Infanterie-Division
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
    • Knight's Cross on 30 January 1943 as Generalmajor and commander of 336. Infanterie-Division
    • 691st Oak Leaves on 9 January 1945 as General der Artillerie and commander of LXVI. Armeekorps
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https://d-nb.info/gnd/101272350X
https://viaf.org/viaf/171566457
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/containsVIAFID/171566457
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