Karl-Heinrich Schulz

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Karl-Heinrich Schulz
Born (1906-05-06)6 May 1906
Wilhelmshaven
Died 28 July 1986(1986-07-28) (aged 80)
Dießen am Ammersee
Allegiance  Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch  Reichsmarine (1924–1935)
 Kriegsmarine (1935)
 Luftwaffe (1935–1945)
Years of service 1924–1945
Rank Generalmajor
Unit Luftflotte 4
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Karl-Heinrich Schulz (7 October 1906 – 28 July 1986) was a highly decorated Generalmajor in the Luftwaffe 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. Karl-Heinrich Schulz was captured by Allied troops in May 1945 and was held until December 1947.

Awards and decorations[edit]

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Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 319.
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. 

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Military offices
Preceded by
Oberst Hans-Detlef Herhudt von Rohden
Chief of Staff of Luftflotte 4
1 March 1943 – 25 March 1943
Succeeded by
Generaloberst Otto Deßloch
Preceded by
Generaloberst Otto Deßloch
Chief of Staff of Luftflotte 4
3 September 1943 – 21 April 1945
Succeeded by
None