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Karl von Wohlgemuth
Born (1917-09-15)15 September 1917
Died 29 August 1983(1983-08-29) (aged 65)
Place of birth Vienna, Austria
Place of death Salzburg, Austria
Allegiance Austria First Austrian Republic (to 1938)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany (to 1945)
Austria Second Austrian Republic
Service/branch Heer
Bundesheer
Years of service 1936–1945
1955–1982
Rank Major (Wehrmacht)
General (Bundesheer)
Commands held Divisions-Füsilier-Bataillon 1
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Karl von Wohlgemuth (15 September 1917 – 29 August 1983) was a highly decorated Major in the Wehrmacht during World War II and a General in the Bundesheer. 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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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 365.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) (in German). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtsteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches]. Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Kurowski, Franz (1995). Knights of the Wehrmacht Knight's Cross Holders of the Fallschirmjäger. Atglen, PA: Schiffer. ISBN 978-0-88740-749-9. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007) (in German). Die 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 [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives]. Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 

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