Eberhard Kinzel (18 October 1897 – 23 May 1945) was a highly decorated General der Infanterie in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several divisions. 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. Eberhard Kinzel was part of the delegation that participated in the surrender negotiations with Field-Marshal Montgomery at Lüneburg Heath. Eberhard Kinzel, together with his girlfriend Erika von Aschoff, committed suicide on 23 May 1945.

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  • Eberhard Kinzel (* 18. Oktober 1897 in Friedenau bei Berlin; † 23. Mai 1945 in Idstedt) war ein deutscher Offizier, zuletzt General der Infanterie. Er gehörte Anfang Mai 1945 zu der Delegation unter Generaladmiral von Friedeburg, die die deutsche Kapitulation in Nordwestdeutschland, Holland und Dänemark unterschrieb. (de)
  • Eberhard Kinzel (18 October 1897 – 23 May 1945) was a highly decorated General der Infanterie in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several divisions. 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. Kinzel was with section Fremde Heere Ost, FHO or Foreign Armies East, until the spring of 1942 when he was replaced by Reinhard Gehlen. The FHO prepared situation maps of the Soviet Union, Poland, Scandinavia and the Balkans; and assembled information on potential adversaries. Eberhard Kinzel was part of the delegation that participated in the surrender negotiations with Field-Marshal Montgomery at Lüneburg Heath. Eberhard Kinzel, together with his girlfriend Erika von Aschoff, committed suicide on 23 May 1945. (en)
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  • (to 1918)
  • (to 1933)
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  • 1897-10-18 (xsd:date)
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  • 1945-5-23
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  • 337. Volksgrenadier-Division
  • 570. Volksgrenadier-Division
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  • Generalmajor Ivo-Thilo von Trotha
  • Generalmajor Oldwig von Natzmer
  • Oberstleutnant Reinhard Gehlen
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  • Brigadeführer Heinz Lammerding
  • Generalleutnant Wilhelm Hasse
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  • Eberhard Kinzel
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  • Biography
  • Military of Germany
  • World War I
  • World War II
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  • Chief of Staff of Heeresgruppe Nord
  • Chief of Staff of Heeresgruppe Weichsel
  • Leader of Foreign Armies East
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  • --01-22
  • --03-01
  • --03-21
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  • German General and Knight's Cross recipients (en)
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  • Eberhard Kinzel (* 18. Oktober 1897 in Friedenau bei Berlin; † 23. Mai 1945 in Idstedt) war ein deutscher Offizier, zuletzt General der Infanterie. Er gehörte Anfang Mai 1945 zu der Delegation unter Generaladmiral von Friedeburg, die die deutsche Kapitulation in Nordwestdeutschland, Holland und Dänemark unterschrieb. (de)
  • Eberhard Kinzel (18 October 1897 – 23 May 1945) was a highly decorated General der Infanterie in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several divisions. 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. Eberhard Kinzel was part of the delegation that participated in the surrender negotiations with Field-Marshal Montgomery at Lüneburg Heath. Eberhard Kinzel, together with his girlfriend Erika von Aschoff, committed suicide on 23 May 1945. (en)
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  • Eberhard Kinzel (de)
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