peoplepill id: werner-marcks
|Intro||German general and Knight's Cross recipient|
|Was||Military officer Soldier Officer|
|Birth||17 July 1896, Magdeburg, Germany|
|Death||28 July 1967, Wedel, Germany (aged 71 years)|
Werner Marcks (17 July 1896 – 28 July 1967) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several armoured divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves.
Awards and decorations
- Iron Cross (1914) 2nd Class (28 May 1915) & 1st Class (22 February 1918)
- Clasp to the Iron Cross (1939) 2nd Class (14 September 1939) & 1st Class (16 October 1939)
- German Cross in Gold on 11 December 1941 as Oberstleutnant in the I./Schützen-Regiment 64
- Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
- Knight's Cross on 2 February 1942 as Oberstleutnant and commander of Kampfgruppe Marcks
- 593rd Oak Leaves on 21 September 1944 as Generalmajor and commander of 1. Panzer Division
- Medaglia d'Argento al Valore Militare
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