Eduard Zorn

Eduard Zorn
Born (1901-08-08)8 August 1901
Died 4 February 1945(1945-02-04) (aged 43)
Buried at Munich Waldfriedhof
Allegiance  Weimar Republic)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1921–45
Rank Generalmajor (Posthumously)
Commands held 189th Infantry Division

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
Relations Hans Zorn (brother)

Eduard Emil Karl Zorn (8 August 1901 – 4 February 1945) was a German officer in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves of Nazi Germany. Zorn was killed on 4 February 1945 in the Colmar Pocket. He was posthumously promoted to Generalmajor and awarded the Oak Leaves to his Knight's Cross.

Awards and decorations



  1. Thomas 1998, p. 475.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 371.
  3. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 80.


  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Thomas, Franz (1998). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 2: L–Z [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 2: L–Z] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2300-9. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generlmajor Joachim Degener
Commander of 189. Infanterie-Division
15 November 1944 – 4 February 1945
Succeeded by
Oberst Mellwig
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