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Eberhard von Kurowski

German General and Knight's Cross recipients
The basics
Occupation Military personnel
Country Germany
Date of birth Szczecin, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland
Date of death Sep 11, 1957 Stanzach, Reutte District, Tyrol, Austria
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
The details

Eberhard von Kurowski (10 September 1895 – 11 September 1957) was a German general (Generalleutnant) in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.

Kurowski surrendered to the Red Army in the course of the Soviet 1944 Vitebsk–Orsha Offensive. Convicted as a war criminal in the Soviet Union, he was held until 1955.

Awards and decorations

  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 23 January 1942 as Oberst i.G. and Chief of Generalstab XXXX. Armeekorps
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