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Emil Vogel

Emil Wilhelm Vogel
Born 20 July 1894
Zwickau
Died 1 October 1985(1985-10-01) (aged 91)
Mülheim
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1914–45
Rank General der Gebirgstruppe
Commands held 101. Jäger Division
XXXVI. Gebirgskorps
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

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

Emil Wilhelm Vogel (20 July 1894 – 1 October 1985) was a highly decorated General der Gebirgstruppe in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the XXXVI. Gebirgskorps. 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. Emil Vogel was captured by British troops in Norway in 1945, he was released in 1947.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. ^ a b c d Thomas 1998, p. 403.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 350.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 70.
Bibliography
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  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II [The German Cross 1941 – 1945 History and Recipients Volume 2] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall.  
  • 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 [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] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag.  
  • Thomas, Franz (1998). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 2: L–Z [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 2: L–Z] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag.  

External links

  • World War 2 Awards.com
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht
  • Ritterkreuztraeger 1939-1945
  • specialcamp 11
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Erich Diestel
Commander of 101. Jäger-Division
1 September 1942 - 12 July 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Dr. Walter Aßmann
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Karl Weisenberger
Commander of XXXVI. Gebirgskorps
10 August 1944 - 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
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