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Helge Auleb

Helge Auleb
Helge Auleb as a witness during the Nuremberg Trials
Born (1887-03-24)24 March 1887
Gehren, Schwarzburg-Sondershausen, German Empire
Died 14 April 1964(1964-04-14) (aged 77)
Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia
Years of service 1907-1945
Rank General der Infanterie
Commands held 290. Infanterie Division, XXXXIX. Gebirgs-Armeekorps, LXIX. Armeekorps

World War I

World War II
Awards German Cross in Gold

Helge Arthur Auleb (24 March 1887 – 14 March 1964) was a German general of infantry, serving during World War II. He was born in Gehren.

Auleb commanded the 6.Infanterie-Division as part of VI. Armeekorps during Operation Typhoon in October 1941. He received the German Cross in Gold on 26 December 1941.[1]



  1. ^ Patzwall 2001, p. 19
  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II [The German Cross 1941 – 1945 History and Recipients Volume 2] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall.  

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Military offices
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Franz Mattenklott
Commander of 72. Infanterie-Division
25 July 1940 – 4 September 1940
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Franz Mattenklott
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Theodor Freiherr von Wrede
Commander of 290. Infanterie-Division
19 September 1940 – 19 October 1940
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Theodor Freiherr von Wrede
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Arnold Freiherr von Biegeleben
Commander of 6.Infanterie-Division
14 October 1940 – 25 January 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Horst Großmann
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Franz Mattenklott
Befehlshaber Krim
27 April 1943 – July 1943
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Friedrich Köchling
Preceded by
General der Gebirgstruppen Rudolf Konrad
Commander of XXXXIX Gebirgs-Armeekorps
26 July 1943 – 15 August 1943
Succeeded by
General der Gebirgstruppen Rudolf Konrad
Preceded by
General der Artillerie Otto Hartmann
Befehlshaber Heeresgebiet A
17 September 1943 – 18 December 1943
Succeeded by
redesignated Befehlshaber Transnistrien
Preceded by
Befehlshaber Transnistrien
18 December 1943 – 1 April 1944
Succeeded by
dissolved on 8 May 1945
Preceded by
General der Gebirgstruppen Julius Ringel
Commander of LXIX Armeekorps
24 June 1944 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
dissolved on 8 May 1945

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