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Curt von Jesser
Born (1890-11-04)4 November 1890
Died 18 August 1950(1950-08-18) (aged 59)
Place of birth Wadowice
Place of death Vienna
Allegiance  Austria-Hungary (to 1918)
Austria First Austrian Republic (to 1938)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1909–1945
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held 155. Reserve-Panzer-Division
Battles/wars
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Curt von Jesser (4 November 1890 – 18 August 1950) was a highly decorated Generalmajor in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Curt von Jesser was captured by Allied troops in 1945 and was released in 1949.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 201.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.

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Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Franz Landgraf
Commander of 155. Reserve-Panzer-Division
24 August 1943 – 6 September 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Franz Landgraf

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