Erhard Berner

Erhard-Heinrich Berner
Born 12 September 1894
Schellenberg
Died 25 July 1960(1960-07-25) (aged 65)
Hannover
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1914–1918
1934–1945
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held 76. Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Erhard-Heinrich Berner (12 September 1894 – 25 July 1960) was a highly decorated Generalmajor 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. Erhard Berner was captured by Soviet troops in 1945 and was held until 1955.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
Bibliography

External links

  • World War 2 Awards.com
  • Ritterkreuztraeger 1939-1945
Military offices
Preceded by
Oberst Dr. Wilhelm-Moritz Freiherr von Bissing
Commander of 76. Infanterie-Division
14 February 1945 - 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
none
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