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General Officer Collar Tab (German Army)

'Larisch-Stickerei' Collar insignia; worn from 1900 - 1945

General der GebirgstruppenEdit

German: General der Gebirgstruppen / English: General of Mountain Troops (created in 1940)

Name Photo Born Time in Rank Army Info Died
When Where Date of Rank Date Vacated Reason Basic Date When Age Where
DIETL,
Eduard
[[File: 21 Jul 1890 Kingdom of Bavaria
09 Jul 1940
(49)

01 Jun 1942
(51)
Promotion 1909 -
FEURSTEIN,
Valentin
[[File: 18 Jan 1885 Vorarlberg,
Austria-Hungary

01 Sep 1941
(56)

29 Apr 1945
(60)
Allied Captivity
(released in 1948)
18 Aug 1906;
15 May 1938
08 Jun 1970 85 Tyrol,
Austria
KUEBLER,
Ludwig
[[File: 02 Sep 1889 Kingdom of Bavaria
24 Nov 1941
(52)

08 May 1945
(55)
Yugoslav Captivity
(executed in 1947)
20 Jul 1908 18 Aug 1947 57 Yugoslavia
KONRAD,
Rudolf
[[File: 07 Mar 1891 Kingdom of Bavaria
01 Mar 1942
(51)

08 May 1945
(54)
Allied Captivity
(released in 1947)
10 Jul 1910 10 Jun 1964 73 Bavaria,
West Germany
SCHOERNER,
Ferdinand
[[File: 12 Jun 1892 Kingdom of Bavaria
15 May 1942
(49)

20 May 1944
(51)
Promotion 10 Jan 1911 -
LANZ,
Karl Hubert
[[File: 22 May 1896 Kingdom of Württemberg
26 Jan 1943
(46)

08 May 1945
(48)
United States Captivity
(released in 1947)
20 Jun 1914 15 Aug 1982 86 Bavaria,
West Germany
KREYSING,
Hans
[[File: 17 Aug 1890 Hanover,
Kingdom of Prussia

01 Nov 1943
(53)

01 Jun 1945
(54)
British Captivity
(released in 1948)
23 Feb 1909 14 Apr 1969 78 Lower Saxony,
West Germany
RITTER von HENGL,
Georg
[[File: 21 Oct 1897 Kingdom of Bavaria
01 Jan 1944
(47)

08 May 1945
(48)
Allied Captivity
(released in 1947)
04 Aug 1914 19 Mar 1952 54 Bavaria,
West Germany
EGLSEER,
Karl
[[File: 05 July 1890 Austria-Hungary
01 Mar 1944
(53)

23 Jun 1944
(53)
Died in a plane crash 18 Aug 1908;
15 Mar 1938
23 Jun 1944 53 Styria,
Austria
BEOHME,
Franz Friedrich
[[File: 15 April 1885 Styria,
Austria-Hungary

23 Mar 1944
(59)

09 May 1945
(60)
British Captivity
(committed suicide in 1947)
18 Aug 1904;
15 Mar 1938
29 May 1947 62 Bavaria,
West Germany
RINGEL,
Julius Alfred
[[File: 16 Nov 1889 Austria-Hungary
01 Jun 1944
(54)

00 May 1945
(55)
Unknown 01 Nov 1910;
1908
11 Feb 1967 77 Bavaria,
West Germany
JODL,
Ferdinand
[[File: 28 Nov 1896 Kingdom of Bavaria
01 Sep 1944
(47)

09 May 1945
(48)
Allied Captivity
(released in 1947)
15 Aug 1914 09 Jun 1956 59 North Rhine-Westphalia,
West Germany
von LE SUIRE,
Karl Hans Maximilian
[[File: 08 Nov 1898 Kingdom of Bavaria
01 Oct 1944
(45)

08 May 1945
(46)
Soviet Captivity
(died in 1947)
01 Dec 1916 18 Jun 1954 55 Russia,
Soviet Union
VERSOCK,
Kurt
[[File: 14 Feb 1895 Kingdom of Saxony
01 Nov 1944
(49)

08 May 1945
(50)
United States Captivity
21 Oct 1914 17 Mar 1963 68 North Rhine-Westphalia,
West Germany
SCHLEMMER,
Johann
[[File: 18 Jan 1893 Kingdom of Bavaria
09 Nov 1944
(51)

03 May 1945
(52)
Allied Captivity
(released in 1947)
01 Aug 1913 26 Jun 1973 80 Rhineland-Palatinate,
West Germany
VOGEL,
Emil
[[File: 20 Jul 1894 Kingdom of Saxony
09 Nov 1944
(50)

1945
(50)
British Captivity
(released in 1947)
03 Aug 1914 01 Oct 1985 91 North Rhine-Westphalia,
West Germany
VOLCKAMER von KIRCHENSITTENBACH,
Friedrich-Jobst
[[File: 16 Apr 1894 Kingdom of Bavaria
01 Jan 1945
(50)

1945
(51)
Soviet Captivity
(released in 1955)
01 Oct 1913 03 Apr 1989 94 Bavaria,
West Germany
WINTER,
August
[[File: 18 Jan 1897 Kingdom of Bavaria
20 Apr 1945
(48)

08 May 1945
(48)
Unknown 10 Jan 1916 16 Feb 1979 82 Unknown

Misc. InformationEdit

with the 1919 Weimar Constitution, German nobility lost its recognition as a legal class. Legally, the hereditary titles were transformed into part of the surname. These titles include:

  • Kaiser - Emperor
  • König - King
  • Herzog - Duke
  • Graf - Count
  • Freiherr - Baron
  • Edler - Noble
  • von means of or from
  • Ritter - Knight


  • Deutsches Heer (composed of independent armies from each of the states that formed the German Empire) = 15 Apr 1871 - 06 Mar 1919
    • Royal Saxon Army = 01 Jan 1682
    • Royal Bavarian Army = 12 Oct 1682
    • Royal Prussian Army = 18 Jan 1701
    • Army of Württemberg =
  • Reichsheer (part of the Reichswehr) = 06 Mar 1919 - 16 Mar 1935
  • Heer (part of the Wehrmacht) = 16 Mar 1935 - 20 Sep 1945
  • Deutsches Heer (part of the Bundeswehr) = 21 Nov 1955 - present


State lineage

  • Carolingian Empire 800 - 840
  • East Francia (Latin: Francia orientalis) : 840 - 962
  • Holy Roman Empire "First Reich" (German: Heiliges Römisches Reich) : 02 February 962 - 06 August 1806
  • Confederation of the Rhine (German: Rheinbund) : 12 July 1906 - 04 November 1813
  • German Confederation (German: Deutscher Bund) : 08 June 1815 - 16 April 1867
  • North German Confederation (German: Norddeutscher Bund) : 16 April 1867 - 10 December 1870
  • German Empire "Second Reich" (German: Deutsches Reich) : 18 January 1871 - 28 June 1919
  • Germany "Weimar Republic" (German: Deutsches Reich) : 11 August 1919 - 23 March 1933
  • Germany "Third Reich" (German: Deutsches Reich) : - 23 March 1933 - 01 May 1945
  • Germany "Flensburg Government" (German: Flensburger Regierung) : 01 May 1945 - 08 May 1945
  • Allied-Occupied Germany : 08 May 1945 - 23 May 1949 & 07 October 1949
    • Federal Republic of Germany "West Germany" (German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland) : 23 May 1949 - 03 October 1990
    • German Democratic Republic "East Germany" (German: Deutsche Demokratische Republik) : 07 October 1949 - 03 October 1990
  • Federal Republic of Germany (German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland) : 03 October 1990 - Present

External linksEdit

Previous:
Generalleutnant
Equivalent:
General der Artillerie;
General der Infanterie;
General der Gebirgstruppen;
General der Kavallerie;
General der Nachrichtentruppe;
General der Panzertruppe;
General der Pioniere
Next:
Generaloberst

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