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     Gustav von Dickhuth-Harrach    

Gustav Hugo Friedrich Emil von Dickhuth-Harrach
(18.7.1856 - 21.5.1932)
place of birth:  

Imperial German general who at War's outbreak commanded troops assigned to the Fortress Thorun. He later led his namesake Corps during the 1915 Siege of Nowo Georgiesk. The corps, in fact just a reinforced division, was comprised of the 143th Infantry Brigade and heavy artillery under the command of Colonel von Berendt. Dickhuth later penned the book - Im Felde Unbesiegt (Undefeated on the Field of Battle).

Assignments and Commands  (pre-War)
22.03.1907 XVII. Armeekorps - Danzig  (von Braunschweig and von Mackensen's Chief of Staff)
17.09.1909 Grenadier-Regiment ,,König Friedrich Wilhelm IV (1. Pommersches) Nr. 2 - Stettin  (Cdr)
20.03.1911 6. Infanterie-Brigade - Stettin  (Cdr)
27.01.1914 Festung Thorn
Assignments and Commands  (during Great War)
02.08.1914 Korps Thorn
07.02.1915 Korps Dickhuth
25.09.1915 87. Infanterie-Division  aka Korps Dickhuth  (Cdr)
05.07.1916 201. Infanterie-Division  (Cdr)
12.11.1917 I. Armeekorps - stellvertretender KG  (Deputy Cdr to von Winckler and Groener)
Pour le Merite:  n/a
highest rank:  General der Infanterie


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