Rolf Wuthmann
Born26 August 1893
Died20 October 1977(1977-10-20) (aged 84)
Allegiance Nazi Germany
Service/branchArmy (Wehrmacht)
RankGeneral of the Artillery
Commands held295 Infantry Division
112 Infantry Division
IX Army Corps
Battles/warsWorld War II
AwardsKnight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Rolf Wuthmann (26 August 1893 – 20 October 1977) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the IX Army Corps. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.

Wuthmann surrendered to the Red Army in the course of the 1945 Soviet Zemland Offensive. Convicted as a war criminal in the Soviet Union, he was held until 1955.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 368.

Bibliography

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6.
Military offices Preceded byGeneralleutnant Karl Gümbel Commander of 295. Infanterie-Division 2 May 1942 - 16 November 1942 Succeeded byGeneralmajor Dr. Otto Korfes Preceded byGeneralmajor Albert Newiger Commander of 112. Infanterie-Division 20 June 1943 - 3 September 1943 Succeeded byGeneralleutnant Theobald Lieb Preceded byGeneral der Infanterie Heinrich Clößner Commander of IX. Armeekorps 5 December 1943 - 20 April 1945 Succeeded byGeneralleutnant Dr. Hermann Hohn
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