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Hermann Breith
7 May 1892(1892-05-07) — 3 September 1964 (aged 72)
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Place of birth Pirmasens
Place of death Pech district of Wachtberg
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1910-1945
Rank General der Panzertruppe
Commands held III. Panzerkorps
Battles/wars World War I
World War II
Awards Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords

Hermann Breith (7 May 1892 – 3 September 1964) was a German general of the Panzertruppe, serving during World War II. Breith commanded the III. Panzerkorps.

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References

  • "das-ritterkreuz.de". Hermann Breith. http://www.das-ritterkreuz.de/index_search_db.php4?modul=search_result_det&wert1=666&searchword=breith. Retrieved 25 November 2007.  
  • Berger, Florian (2000). Mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern. Die höchstdekorierten Soldaten des Zweiten Weltkrieges. Selbstverlag Florian Berger. ISBN 3-9501307-0-5.
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Patzwall, Klaus D. and Scherzer, Veit: Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II (The German Cross 1930–1945: History and holders, vol. 2). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, 2001. ISBN 3-931533-45-X.
  • Schaulen, Fritjof (2003). Eichenlaubträger 1940 - 1945 Zeitgeschichte in Farbe I Abraham - Huppertz (in German). Selent, Germany: Pour le Mérite. ISBN 3-932381-20-3.

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Military offices
Preceded by
Generalfeldmarschall Walter Model
Commander of 3. Panzer-Division
October 2, 1941 - October 1, 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Franz Westhoven
Preceded by
Generaloberst Eberhard von Mackensen
Commander of III Corps
January 2, 1943 - October 20, 1943
Succeeded by
General der Artillerie Heinz Ziegler
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Friedrich Schulz
Commander of III Corps
January 9, 1944 - May 31, 1944
Succeeded by
General der Panzertruppen Dietrich von Saucken
Preceded by
General der Panzertruppen Dietrich von Saucken
Commander of III Corps
June 29, 1944 - May 8, 1945
Succeeded by
none
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