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Werner Neumann
Born (1905-05-13)13 May 1905
Died 4 July 1970(1970-07-04) (aged 65)
Place of birth Neu Belitz
Place of death Lübeck
Allegiance  Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1922–1945
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held 563. Volkgrenadier-Division
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Werner Neumann (13 May 1905 – 4 July 1970) 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. Werner Neumann was captured by Soviet forces in May 1945 in the Courland Pocket and was held until 1955.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 264.
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). 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 (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.

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Military offices
Preceded by
Generalmajor Ferdinand Brühl
Commander of 563. Volkgrenadier-Division
25 February 1945 - 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
None


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