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Ehrenfried-Oskar Boege

Ehrenfried-Oskar Boege
Born 11 November 1889
Died 31 December 1965(1965-12-31) (aged 76)
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany (to 1945)
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1913-45
Rank General der Infanterie
Commands held 197. Infanterie Division
XXXXIII. Armeekorps
18th Armee

World War I
World War II

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

Ehrenfried-Oskar Boege (11 November 1889 – 31 December 1965) was a German general who held several Corps level commands during World War II. 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. Ehrenfried-Oskar Boege was captured by Soviet troops in May 1945 in the Courland Pocket. He was held until 1955.

Awards and decorations


  1. ^ a b c d Thomas 1997, p. 58.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 116.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 75.

External links

  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht
  • Ritterkreuzträger 1939-45
  • World War 2
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Hermann Meyer-Rabingen
Commander of 197. Infanterie-Division
1 April 1942 - 5 November 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Eugen Wößner
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Karl von Oven
Commander of XXXXIII. Armeekorps
25 March 1944 - 3 September 1944
Succeeded by
General der Gebirgstruppen Kurt Versock
Preceded by
General der Artillerie Herbert Loch
Commander of 18th Armee
5 September 1944 - 8 May 1945
Succeeded by

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