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Friedrich Wiese
Born (1892-12-05)December 5, 1892
Died 13 February 1972(1972-02-13) (aged 79)
Place of birth Nordhastedt
Place of death Giessen
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1919)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1914 - 1919
1935 - 1945
Rank General der Infanterie
Commands held 26. Infanterie-Division
XXXV. Armeekorps
VIII. Armeekorps
19. Armee
XI. ArmeeKorps

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
Other work Police officer

Friedrich Wiese (5 December 1892 – 13 February 1972) was a German general who commanded the 19. Armee during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards and decorations[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 361.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 66.
  • 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
Generaloberst Walter Weiß
Commander of 26. Infanterie-Division
15 April 1942 – 5 August 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Johannes de Boer
Preceded by
Generaloberst Lothar Rendulic
Commander of XXXV. Armeekorps
August 1943 – January 1944
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Horst Großmann
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Horst Großmann
Commander of XXXV. Armeekorps
February 1944 – June 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Kurt-Jürgen Freiherr von Lützow
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Georg von Sodenstern
Commander of 19. Armee
June 1944 – December 1944
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Siegfried Rasp
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Rudolf von Bünau
Commander of XI. Armeekrops
6 April 1945 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by

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