Alfred Bülowius

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Alfred Bülowius
Born (1892-01-14)14 January 1892
Königsberg, East Prussia
Died 9 August 1968(1968-08-09) (aged 76)
Detmold
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service 1911–1945
Rank General der Flieger
Commands held Lehrgeschwader 1
1. Flieger-Division
Battles/wars World War I
World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Alfred Bülowius was a Luftwaffe commander during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes). The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

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References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ Scherzer 2007, p. 251.
  2. ^ Patzwall and Scherzer 2001, p. 67.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtsteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Kaiser, Jochen (2010). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Kampfflieger—Band 1 [The Knight's Cross Bearers of the Bomber Fliers—Volume 1] (in German and English). Bad Zwischenahn, Germany: Luftfahrtverlag-Start. ISBN 978-3-941437-07-4. 
  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II [The German Cross 1941 – 1945 History and Recipients Volume 2] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 
  • Schumann, Ralf (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 des LG 1 [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 of LG 1] (in German). Zweibrücken, Germany: VDM Heinz Nickel. ISBN 978-3-86619-013-9. 

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Military offices
Preceded by
Oberst Dr. Robert Knauss
Commander of Lehrgeschwader 1
17 November 1939 – 21 October 1940
Succeeded by
Oberst Friedrich Karl Knust
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Hermann Plocher
Commander of 1. Flieger-Division
1 November 1942 – 25 June 1943
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Otto Zech
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Martin Harlinghausen
Commander of II. Fliegerkorps
26 June 1943 – 30 June 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutant Kurt Kleinrath
Preceded by
Generleutnant Werner Junck
Commander of II. Jagdkorps
1 July 1944 – 15 October 1944
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Dietrich Peltz
Preceded by
General der Flieger Kuno Heribert Fütterer
Commander of Luftgau-Kommando XV
22 January 1945 – 2 February 1945
Succeeded by
disbanded