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Ferdinand Noeldechen
Born 26 April 1895
Died 20 October 1951(1951-10-20) (age 69)
Place of birth Preussisch Stargard, West Prussia, German Empire
Place of death Hamburg, Germany
Allegiance Flag of the German Empire.svg German Empire (to 1918)
Flag of Germany (3-2 aspect ratio).svg Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Flag of German Reich (1935–1945).svg Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1913–1945
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 96. Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Ferdinand Noeldechen (26 April 1895 – 20 October 1951) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the 96. Infanterie-Division. 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.

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ReferencesEdit

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 266.
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 Joachim Freiherr von Schleinitz
Commander of the 96. Infanterie-Division
9 October 1942 – 28 June 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Richard Wirtz

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