Karl-Gustav Sauberzweig

Karl-Gustav Sauberzweig

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Karl-Gustav Sauberzweig was a German Wehrmacht General who transferred to the Waffen-SS during World War II and led the "13th Waffen Mountain Division of the SS Handschar" over 1943 and 1944. Sauberzweig was a bespectacled Prussian career army officer who had earned an Iron Cross in his late teens during World War I. He was fluent in Spanish and worked in Signals in the Wehrmacht during the interwar period. Born in Wissek, West Prussia, to Dr. Joachim Sauberzweig and educated in Bromberg, Karl-Gustav Sauberzweig entered the army on 28 September 1916 as an officer-cadet. He was assigned to the second branch Brandenburg Grenadier Regiment Prinz Karl von Preu en No. 12. On 17 May 1917 he was promoted to ensign and again on 25 August he was promoted to Leutnant ohne Patent. By November 1918 he was serving in the 2nd Brandenburg Grenadier Regiment Prinz Karl von Preu en No. 12. as a company commander. In 1918 he was wounded and was awarded the wound badge in black and subsequently the Iron Cross. In May 1919 he was accepted as a Leutnant in the Reichsheer. His Commission was dated 1 October 1917 to 1 July 1922. He was then appointed as aide-de-camp to the Army 54th Infantry Regiment In
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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 231g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135911988
  • 9786135911985