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Kurt Möhring
Born (1900-01-03)January 3, 1900
Died 18 December 1944(1944-12-18) (aged 44)
Place of birth Groß Lipschin
Place of death Befort, Luxembourg
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1916–1944
Rank Generalleutnant (Posthumously)
Commands held 196. Infanterie-Division
276. Volksgrenadier-Division
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Kurt Möhring (3 January 1900 – 18 December 1944) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant 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. Kurt Möhring was killed on 18 December 1944 in Befort, Luxembourg, during the Battle of the Bulge. He was posthumously promoted to Generalleutnant.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 256.
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. 
  • 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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Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Dr. Friedrich Franek
Commander of 196. Infanterie-Division
24 December 1943 – February 1944
Succeeded by
Oberst Klinge
Preceded by
None
Commander of 276.Volksgrenadier-Division
4 September 1944 – 18 December 1944
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Hugo Dempwolff


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