Robert von Kosh ( German: Robert von Kosch ; April 5, 1856 , Glatz - December 22, 1942 ) - German infantry general .
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Shortly before the First World War, he was appointed commander of the 10th Infantry Division , at the head of which he entered the war. October 8, 1914 replaced General G. von Francois as commander of the 1st Army Corps . Most of his military career took place on the Eastern Front .
On February 20, 1915 he was awarded the Order of Pour le Merite , and on November 27, 1915 he received oak branches to it. Since June 11, 1915 the commander of the 10th reserve corps. On August 28, 1916 he was placed at the head of the 52nd General Command (units subordinate to him from August 28, 1916 to January 19, 1918 were called the Danube Army ). He successfully led operations against a weak Romanian army. May 1 - June 1, 1917 - acting commander of the 9th Army acting against Romania .
In 1918, he was the commander of the 15th Landver Division as part of the German occupation forces in Ukraine after the conclusion of the Brest Peace Treaty . Participated in the German occupation of Crimea , on April 30, 1918, its units captured the remaining part of the Black Sea Fleet remaining in Sevastopol . Commander of German forces in the Crimea.
In December 1918 he retired.
- German National Library , Berlin State Library , Bavarian State Library , etc. Record # 1025863178 // General regulatory control (GND)
- Zalessky K. A. The First World War. Biographical Encyclopedic Dictionary. - M. , Veche, 2000.