Bruno Bieler

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Bruno Bieler
Born 18 June 1888
Gumbinnen
Died 22 March 1966(1966-03-22) (aged 77)
Dorfmark
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1907 - 1945
Rank General der Infanterie
Commands held 73. Infanterie Division
XLII. Armeekorps
VI. Armeekorps
LXXXVI. Armeekorps
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Bruno Richard Karl Bieler (18 June 1888 – 22 March 1966) was a German general who commanded the LII Corps during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n Thomas and Wegmann 1992, p. 32.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 132.
  3. ^ Scherzer 2007, p. 221.
  4. ^ Patzwall and Scherzer 2001, p. 42.
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. 
  • 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. 
  • Thomas, Franz; Wegmann, Günter (1992). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Teil III: Infanterie Band 2: Bi–Bo [The Knight's Cross Bearers of the German Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Part III: Infantry Volume 2: Bi–Bo] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-1734-3. 

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Military offices
Preceded by
General der Artillerie Friedrich von Rabenau
Commander of 73. Infanterie-Division
29 September 1939 – 1 November 1941
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Rudolf von Bünau
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Hans Graf von Sponeck
Commander of XXXXII. Armeekorps
29 October 1941 – November 1941
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Hans Graf von Sponeck
Preceded by
General der Pioniere Otto-Wilhelm Förster
Commander of VI. Armeekorps
1 January 1942 – 31 October 1942
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Hans Jordan
Preceded by
Commander of LXXXVI. Armeekorps
19 November 1942 – 28 August 1943
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Hans von Obstfelder