Kurt Cuno

Kurt Cuno
Born (1896-08-27)27 August 1896
Died 14 July 1961(1961-07-14) (aged 64)
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1915–1945
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held Panzer-Regiment 39
233. Reserve-Panzer-Division

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Kurt Cuno (27 August 1896 – 14 July 1961) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the 233. Reserve-Panzer-Division. 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. Kurt Cuno was captured by Allied troops in 1945, and was held until 1947.

Awards and decorations



External links

  • World War 2 Awards.com
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.