Fritz Becker (general)

This article is about the German World War II general. For the German football player, see Fritz Becker.
Fritz Becker
Born (1892-03-07)7 March 1892
Died 11 June 1967(1967-06-11) (aged 75)
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1913–1945
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 370. Infanterie-Division
389. Infanterie-Division
XXIV Panzerkorps
XLVI. Panzerkorps

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Fritz Becker (7 March 1892 – 11 June 1967) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II who held commands at divisional and corps levels. 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. Fritz Becker was captured by British troops in April 1945 and was held until 1948

Awards and decorations



External links

  • World War 2
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht
  • Ritterkreuztraeger 1939-1945
  • specialcamp11
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