Edelmann, Karl.

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Edelmann, Karl, born 05-07-1891 in Dresden, entered the Army as a Fahnenjunker in the Infanterie-Regiment 134. Karl was a Leutnant from the II Battalion on the front when the first war started and ended the war in the General Staff and as commander of 45th Landswehr Division . Edelmann was allowed in the 100.000 men new Reichswehr and with the beginning of World War II he was the commander of the 103rd Infantry Regiment. On 28-12-1939 Karl became the Chief of the Replacement Regiment and Army of the OKH . He was promoted to Generalmajor on 30-01-1942 and landed in the Führer Reserve (see Adolf Hitler) (did you know), on 01-09-1943 and became Generalleutnant on 01-10-1943. He was assigned as commander of the XXX Army Corps on 15-10-1943, following the command of the 702nd Infantry Division from 25-10-1943, he succeeded Generalleutnant der Infanterie, Kommandeur der 526th Reserve-Division, Kurt Schmidt

  .The German XXX. Corps (XXX. Armeekorps) was a corps in the German Army during World War II.

In 1939/40, the corps carried out border surveillance at the German West Border and then took part in the Battle of France and the Balkan campaign. From June 1941, it fought for three years on the Eastern Front, first in the south, then north and center to move south again after the Battle of Stalingrad. In 1944, the Corps retreated to Romania, where it was destroyed during the Jassy–Kishinev Offensive in August 1944. A second deployment followed as the 30th Army Corps. in the Netherlands in 1944/45.

Edelmann landed again in the Reserve on 15-01-1945 and became the command of the 153rd Feldausbildungs Division on 10-04-1945. His son Leutnant Karl Edelmann died in battle in the war. Karl himself landed in American captivity from 09-05-1945 until 27-02-1947.

Death and burial ground of Edelmann, Karl.

Living in Wiesbaden after the war, he at the age of 79 died, on 25-01-1971, in Wiesbaden.. They, his wife Margaretha, born Leonhardt, who died age 83 in 1985, are buried on the Südfriedhof of Wiesbaden, not far from the eventual graves of the WWII Generals, General der Infanterie, Commandeur der 76th Infanterie Division, Erich Abraham, General der Artillerie/Flieger, Kommandeur der 4th Panzer HeeresgruppeAlexander Andrea, Generalmajor der Artillerie, Kommandeur der 145th Artillerie Division,  Rudolf Henrici, Generalmajor der Infanterie, Director of Replacement Army Corps XII, Max von von Basse, Generalmajor der Flieger, Kommandeur III Luftwaffe Ersatz Battalion, Wolf von Biedermann, Generalmajor der Infanterie, Kommandeur der 7th Infanterie Regiment, Eberhard Bohnstedt

    , Generalleutnant der Panzertruppe, Kommandeur der LIX Armee Korps, Hellmut von Chevallerie, Hauptsturmführer der Waffen SS, Kommandeur 10th SS-Panzer-Division Frundsberg Lothar Debes, Generalmajor der Infanterie, Kommandeur der 560, Besancon, Paul von Felbert, Generalleutnant Inspekteur der Artillerie, Kommandeur 106th Infanterie Division, Werner Forst, Generalmajor der Pioniere, Kommandeur der 87th Grenadier Battallion, Hans Halke, General der Infanterie, Kommandeur General VII AK, Ernst  Hell, Generalmajor der Flieger, Kommandant Flughafen Bezirk 8/VI, Anton Heidenreich, Generalstabarzt der Wehrmacht, Dr. Walter Kittel, Generalmajor der Infanterie, Kommandeur Schule Infanterie /Kavallerie, Kurt Lindner, Generalleutnant der Flieger, Lufwaffe Ersatz Division, Franz Nowak , General der Polizei, Oskar Wantke and Generalleutnant der Infanterie, Kommandeur of Magdeburg, 1944, Hanz Zanthier. The World War I flyer aces Red Baron Manfred von Richthofen

and brother Lothar.

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