GEN Ludwig Crüwell

GEN Ludwig Crüwell

Birth
Dortmund, Stadtkreis Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Death 25 Sep 1958 (aged 66)
Essen, Stadtkreis Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Burial Dortmund, Stadtkreis Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Plot Field 9, Grave 10 A/10 H
Memorial ID 175320516 · View Source
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German General of the Panzertruppe and Commander of the 11th Panzer Division Africa Corps in World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. He was captured by the British on May 29, 1942 and was interned at Trent Park, the British camp for high-ranking POWs where his conversations were subject to covert surveillance.


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  • Created by: letemrip
  • Added: 14 Jan 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial 175320516
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for GEN Ludwig Crüwell (20 Mar 1892–25 Sep 1958), Find a Grave Memorial no. 175320516, citing Ostfriedhof, Dortmund, Stadtkreis Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany ; Maintained by letemrip (contributor 49084452) .