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Krafft von Dellmensingen, Konrad
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Krafft von Dellmensingen, Konrad

(November 24, 1862, Laufen [Upper Bavaria] – February 22, 1953, Seeshaupt), Bavarian general. Krafft joined the Bavarian Army in 1881 as an officer candidate (field artillery) and attended the War Academy from 1891 to 1894. From 1908 to 1911, he served as division chief in the Munich War Ministry with the rank of lieutenant-colonel. Promoted to the rank of major-general and appointed chief of the General Staff in 1912, Krafft became chief of staff of the Sixth Army (…

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Pöhlmann, Markus, “Krafft von Dellmensingen, Konrad”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 28 January 2023 <>
First published online: 2015

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