The Generals of WWII

Generals from Germany Flag for Germany
Portrait of Field Marshal Erich von Manstein

von Manstein, Erich

Field Marshal

* 24th of November 1887

† 10th of June 1973


1935-XX-XX 1936-XX-XX Chief 1st Section General Staff
1936-XX-XX 1938-XX-XX Quartermaster-General I General Staff
1938-XX-XX 1939-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 18th Division
1939-XX-XX Chief of Staff Army Group South, Poland
1939-XX-XX 1940-XX-XX Chief of Staff Army Group A
1940-XX-XX 1941-XX-XX General Officer Commanding XXXVIII Corps, France
1941-XX-XX General Officer Commanding LVI Panzer Corps, Eastern Front
1941-XX-XX 1942-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 11th Army, Eastern Front
1942-XX-XX 1943-XX-XX Commander in Chief Army Group Don, Eastern Front
1943-XX-XX 1944-XX-XX Commander in Chief Army Group South, Eastern Front
1944-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX In reserve
1945-XX-XX 1949-XX-XX Prisoner of War
1949-XX-XX Condemned to 18 years imprisonment as war criminal
1953-XX-XX Released