Military Wiki
Carl Ulrich Ernst Paul Anders
Born (1893-08-31)August 31, 1893
Died 28 January 1972(1972-01-28) (aged 78)
Place of birth Günz
Place of death Prien am Chiemsee
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1912–1945
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held 168. Infanterie-Division
88. Infanterie-Division

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Carl Ulrich Ernst Paul Anders (31 August 1893, Günz, Province of Pomerania – 28 January 1972) was a highly decorated Generalmajor in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several infantry divisions. 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. Carl Anders was captured in 1945 by Soviet troops and was held until 1955.

Awards and decorations

Honour Cross of the World War 1914/1918


  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 99.
  • 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.
  • Thomas, Franz and Wegmann, Günter (1987). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Teil III: Infanterie Band 1: A–Be (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 3-7648-1153-6.

External links

Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Werner Schmidt-Hammer
Commander of 168. Infanterie-Division
8 September 1944 – 9 December 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Werner Schmidt-Hammer
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Georg Graf von Rittberg
Commander of 88. Infanterie-Division
8 January 1945 – 27 January 1945
Succeeded by

This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia (view authors).