Generalleutnant Werner Ranck (25 October 1904 - 07 December 1989), commander 121. Infanterie Division, 218. Infanterie Division. Knight's Cross on 02 March 1945 as GM and commander 121. ID. Ranck surrendered to the Soviet forces in May 1945 in the Courland Pocket. Convicted as a war criminal in the Soviet Union, he was held until 1955.