Werner Otto Sanne (5 April 1889 – 26 September 1952) was a German general (Generalleutnant) in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, awarded by Nazi Germany to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Promoted to generalleutnant (lieutenant general) in April 1942, shortly before the division was redesignated as the 100th Jäger Division, he surrendered to the Soviet troops in January 1943 at the conclusion of the Battle of Stalingrad. He died in captivity in 1952.

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  • Werner Otto Sanne (* 5. April 1889 in Berlin; † 26. September 1952 im Lager Krasnopol) war ein deutscher Offizier, zuletzt Generalleutnant im Zweiten Weltkrieg. (de)
  • Werner Otto Sanne (5 avril 1889 à Berlin - 26 septembre 1952 au camp de prisonniers de Krasnopol) est un Generalleutnant allemand qui a servi au sein de la Heer dans la Wehrmacht pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Il a été récipiendaire de la croix de chevalier de la croix de fer. Cette décoration est attribuée pour récompenser un acte d'une extrême bravoure sur le champ de bataille ou un commandement militaire avec succès. (fr)
  • Werner Otto Sanne (5 April 1889 – 26 September 1952) was a German general (Generalleutnant) in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, awarded by Nazi Germany to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Sanne commanded the 34th Infantry Division from May to November 1940, having earlier been in charge of the 193rd Replacement Division, which served to control replacement units undergoing training. In December 1940, he was appointed commander of the 100th Light Infantry Division, which had just been formed in Vienna. His new command fought entirely on the Eastern Front, firstly in the Ukraine and later in 1942, as part of the 6th Army, at Stalingrad. Promoted to generalleutnant (lieutenant general) in April 1942, shortly before the division was redesignated as the 100th Jäger Division, he surrendered to the Soviet troops in January 1943 at the conclusion of the Battle of Stalingrad. He died in captivity in 1952. (en)
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  • (to 1918)
  • (to 1933)
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  • 1889-4-5
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  • 1952-9-26
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  • 34th Infantry Division
  • 100th Jäger Division
  • 193rd Replacement Division
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  • 1908-01-01 (xsd:date)
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  • Generalleutnant Willibald Utz
  • renamed to 100th Jäger Division
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  • none
  • formerly 100th Light Infantry Division
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  • 1889-04-05 (xsd:date)
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  • 1952-09-26 (xsd:date)
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  • Krasnopol Prison Camp
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  • Biography
  • Military of Germany
  • World War I
  • World War II
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  • Commander of the 100th Jäger Division
  • Commander of the 100th Light Infantry Division
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  • --12-10
  • --07-06
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  • German General and Knight's Cross recipient (en)
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  • Werner Otto Sanne (* 5. April 1889 in Berlin; † 26. September 1952 im Lager Krasnopol) war ein deutscher Offizier, zuletzt Generalleutnant im Zweiten Weltkrieg. (de)
  • Werner Otto Sanne (5 avril 1889 à Berlin - 26 septembre 1952 au camp de prisonniers de Krasnopol) est un Generalleutnant allemand qui a servi au sein de la Heer dans la Wehrmacht pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Il a été récipiendaire de la croix de chevalier de la croix de fer. Cette décoration est attribuée pour récompenser un acte d'une extrême bravoure sur le champ de bataille ou un commandement militaire avec succès. (fr)
  • Werner Otto Sanne (5 April 1889 – 26 September 1952) was a German general (Generalleutnant) in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, awarded by Nazi Germany to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Promoted to generalleutnant (lieutenant general) in April 1942, shortly before the division was redesignated as the 100th Jäger Division, he surrendered to the Soviet troops in January 1943 at the conclusion of the Battle of Stalingrad. He died in captivity in 1952. (en)
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  • Werner Sanne (de)
  • Werner Sanne (fr)
  • Werner Sanne (en)
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  • Werner Sanne (en)
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