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Kurt-Jürgen Freiherr von Lützow

Kurt-Jürgen Freiherr von Lützow
Born (1892-08-07)7 August 1892
Died 20 July 1961(1961-07-20) (aged 68)
Allegiance German Empire (to 1918)
Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1914–45
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 12. Infanterie-Division

World War I
World War II

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

Kurt-Jürgen Freiherr von Lützow[Notes 1] (7 August 1892 – 20 July 1961) was a German general during World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves (German: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes mit Eichenlaub). 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.


  • Awards 1
  • Notes 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4



  1. ^ Regarding personal names: Freiherr is a former title (translated as Baron), which is now legally a part of the last name. The feminine forms are Freifrau and Freiin.


  1. ^ a b c d Thomas 1998, p. 47.
  2. ^ a b Scherzer 2007, p. 519.
  • 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

  • Kurt-Jürgen Freiherr von Lützow in the German National Library catalogue
  • "Kurt-Jürgen Freiherr von Lützow". Lexikon der Wehrmacht. Retrieved 14 November 2010. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Oberst Karl Hernekamp
Commander of 12. Infanterie-Division
1 March 1942 – 31 May 1942
Succeeded by
Oberst Gerhard Müller
Preceded by
Oberst Wilhelm Lorenz
Commander of 12. Infanterie-Division
20 July 1942 – 25 June 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Kurt Jahn
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Friedrich Wiese
Commander of XXXV. Armeekorps
25 June 1944 – July 1944
Succeeded by

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