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Friedrich-Georg Eberhardt

Generalleutnant Friedrich-Georg Eberhardt (left) accepting the surrender of Henryk Sucharski (right). Sucharski commanded Polish forces during the Battle of Westerplatte

Born 15 January 1892


Died 9 September 1964(1964-09-09) (aged 72)Wiesbaden
Allegiance [2] German Empire (to 1918)[3] Weimar Republic(to 1933)

[4] Nazi Germany

Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1910–1945
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held Gruppe Eberhardt

60. Infanterie Division 38. Infanterie-Division 286. Infanterie-Division


World War I World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Friedrich-Georg Eberhardt (15 January 1892 – 9 September 1964) was a Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Friedrich-Georg Eberhardt was taken prisoner in May 1945 and was released in 1947.

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  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 141.
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.

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