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Helmuth Schlömer

Helmuth Schlömer
Born 20 May 1893
Died 18 August 1995(1995-08-18) (aged 102)
Allegiance German Empire (to 1918)
Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1913–45
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 3. Infanterie-Division (mot.)
XIV. Panzerkorps

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
Other work NKFD

Helmuth Schlömer (20 May 1893 – 18 August 1995) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the XIV. Panzerkorps. 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. Helmuth Schlömer was captured at Stalingrad in 1943. While in Soviet captivity he joined the National Committee for a Free Germany or NKFD and was released in 1949.

Awards and decorations

See also


  1. ^ a b Thomas 1998, p. 261.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 308.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 57.

External links

  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Curt Jahn
Commander of 3. Infanterie-Division (mot.)
1 April 1942 – 17 January 1943
Succeeded by
Oberst Jobst Freiherr von Hanstein
Preceded by
Generaloberst Hans-Valentin Hube
Commander of XIV. Panzerkorps
17 January 1943 – 2 February 1943
Succeeded by
Generaloberst Hans-Valentin Hube
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