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Carl Rodenburg
Born (1894-05-17)May 17, 1894
Died 5 November 1992(1992-11-05) (aged 98)
Place of birth Geestemünde Bremen
Place of death Lübeck
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1912 - 1945
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 76. Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Carl Rodenburg (17 May 1894 – 5 November 1992) was a German general who commanded the 76. Infanterie-Division during the Battle of Stalingrad. 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. Carl Rodenburg was taken prisoner by Soviet troops on 31 January 1943, during the Battle of Stalingrad. He was held until 1955.

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References

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 293.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 58.
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). 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
General der Artillerie Maximilian de Angelis
Commander of 76. Infanterie-Division
26 January 1942 – 31 January 1943
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Erich Abraham


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