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Fritz Becker
Born (1892-03-07)7 March 1892
Died 11 June 1967(1967-06-11) (aged 75)
Place of birth Heidelberg
Place of death Herzberg
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1913–1945
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 370. Infanterie-Division
389. Infanterie-Division
XXIV Panzerkorps
XLVI. Panzerkorps

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Fritz Becker (7 March 1892 – 11 June 1967) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II who held commands at divisional and corps levels. 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. Fritz Becker was captured by British troops in April 1945 and was held until 1948

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  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 107.
  • 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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