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Eugen Ott (general)


Eugen Ott (general)

Not to be confused with Generalmajor and ambassador Eugen Ott.
Eugen Ott
Born 20 May 1890
Died 11 August 1966(1966-08-11) (aged 74)
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1911–1945
Rank General der Infanterie
Commands held 7. Infanterie-Division
XXX. Armeekorps
XI. Armeekorps
LII. Armeekorps

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Eugen Ott (20 May 1890 – 11 August 1966) was a highly decorated General der Infanterie in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several corps. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards and decorations

See also



External links

  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Otto Hartmann
Commander of 7. Infanterie-Division
1 August 1939 - 30 September 1939
Succeeded by
Preceded by
General der Artillerie Otto Hartmann
Commander of XXX. Armeekorps
25 March 1941 - 10 May 1941
Succeeded by
Generaloberst Hans von Salmuth
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Joachim von Kortzfleisch
Commander of XI. Armeekorps
6 October 1941 -10 December 1941
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Joachim von Kortzfleisch
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Albert Zehler
Commander of LII. Armeekorps
10 December 1941 - 20 November 1943
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Hans-Karl von Scheele
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