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Traugott Herr
16 September 1890(1890-09-16) – 13 April 1976 (aged 85)
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Place of birth Weferlingen, Province of Saxony
Place of death Achterwehr
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1911 – 1945
Rank General der Panzertruppe
Commands held 13. Panzer Division
LXXVI.Panzerkorps
14. Armee
10. Armee
Battles/wars World War I
World War II
Awards Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords

Traugott Herr (16 September 1890 – 13 April 1976) was a German general of Panzer troops who served during World War II. As a result of the spring 1945 offensive in Italy, he was captured by the British on May 2, 1945, and held captive until his repatriation in 1948[1].

Herr was born in Weferlingen in the Prussian Province of Saxony. He died in Achterwehr.

Awards

References

  • 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.
  • Schaulen, Fritjof (2003). Eichenlaubträger 1940 - 1945 Zeitgeschichte in Farbe I Abraham - Huppertz (in German). Selent, Germany: Pour le Mérite. ISBN 3-932381-20-3.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). 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 (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.

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Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Walther Düvert
Commander of 13th Panzer Division
December 1, 1941 – November 1, 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Hellmut von der Chevallerie
Preceded by
General der Artillerie Heinz Ziegler
Commander of 14. Armee
November 22, 1944 – December 12, 1944
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Kurt von Tippelskirch
Preceded by
General Heinrich von Vietinghoff genannt Scheel
Commander of 10. Armee
February 15, 1945 – May 2, 1945
Succeeded by
none
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