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Thursday, 5 March 2015

Eduard von Böhm-Ermolli

Eduard von Böhm-Ermolli

Career:

Branch: Kaiserliche Heer
Born: 12 February 1856 in Ancona, Papal States.
Died: 9 December 1941 in Troppau, Nazi Germany.

Ranks:
Generalfeldmarschall January 1918
Generaloberst May 1916
General der Infanterie
Generalleutnant
Generalmajor
Oberst
Oberstleutnant
Major
Hauptmann
Oberleutnant
Leutnant
Fähnrich

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Personal Information:

General Eduard von Böhm-Ermolli first came into prominence during the Great War as commander of the cavalry in the Austrian armies operating against the Russians in western Galicia in October-November 1914.

In 1914-15 Eduard von Böhm-Ermolli was in command of the Austrian 2nd Army that formed part of August von Mackensen's forces in Galicia in the German offensive which began with the Dunajetz battles in May 1915 and later he fought on the line of the Bug. In 1916 he commanded the same army in the region of the strypa and in 1917 again in the region of the bug.

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