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Friedrich-Wilhelm Otte

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Friedrich-Wilhelm Otte

Friedrich-Wilhelm Otte
Born 22 September 1898
Died 8 May 1944(1944-05-08) (aged 45)
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1920)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1916–1920
Rank Generalmajor (Posthumously)
Commands held 97. Jäger-Division

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Other work Police officer

Friedrich-Wilhelm Otte (22 September 1898 – 8 May 1944) was a highly decorated Generalmajor in the Wehrmacht during World War II. 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. Friedrich-Wilhelm Otte was killed on 8 May 1944 at Sevastopol during Crimean Offensive (1944). He was posthumously promoted to Generalmajor

Awards and decorations



External links

  • World War 2
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Ernst Rupp
Commander of 97. Jäger-Division
30 May 1943 – 3 June 1943
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Ludwig Müller
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