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Thursday, 5 March 2015

Albert Theodor Otto von Emmich

Albert Theodor Otto von Emmich

Career:

Branch: Kaiserliche Heer
Born: 4 April 1848 in Minden, Prussia.
Died: 22 December 1915 in Hanover, Imperial Germany.

Ranks:
General der Infanterie 1909
Generalleutnant
Generalmajor
Oberst
Oberstleutnant
Major
Hauptmann
Oberleutnant
Leutnant
Fähnrich

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Otto von Emmich was born at Minden, September 4th 1848, the son of a Prussian officer. He entered the Prussian army in 1866 and served in the Franco-Prussian War, 1870-71 and in 1909 he was general of infantry and commander of the 10th army corps.

On the outbreak of the Great War he was in command of the army of the Meuse that invaded Belgium and attacked Liege which he captured on August 7th 1914. In April-May 1915 he took part in August von Mackensen's drive in Galicia. He died December 1915.

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