Geyer, Hermann

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Name
Geyer, Hermann Gender: M
born on 7 July 1882 at 03:30 (= 03:30 AM )
Place Stuttgart, Germany, 48n46, 9e11
Timezone LMT m9e11 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 14°50' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 04°26 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 06°21'



Hermann Geyer

Biography

German general during World War II who commanded the IX Army Corps. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.

On 1 January 1918, the German Army published a pamphlet written by Captain Hermann Geyer entitled The Attack in Position Warfare. The pamphlet described infantry infiltration tactics, the role of following supporting forces and the role of aviation. These tactics were used in the German 1918 Spring Offensive or Kaiserschlacht (Kaiser's Battle).

Geyer retired in 1943 and committed suicide on 10 April 1946 at age 63 near Wildsee.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided Lutheran Church birth and baptism entry.

Categories

  • Personal : Death : Suicide
  • Vocation : Military : Honors (Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross)
  • Vocation : Military : Military career (Army general)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (WWI, WWII)