Kurt Cuno

Kurt Cuno
Born (1896-08-27)27 August 1896
Zweibrücken
Died 14 July 1961(1961-07-14) (aged 64)
Munich
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
Battles/wars

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

References

Citations
Bibliography

External links

  • World War 2 Awards.com
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht

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