Martin Berg

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Martin Berg
Born (1905-04-04)4 April 1905
Arensberg
Died 2 April 1969(1969-04-02) (aged 63)
Bahrendorf
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1935–1945
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held 1. Skijäger-Division
207. Sicherungs-Division
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Other work Police officer

Martin Berg (4 April 1905 – 2 April 1969) was a highly decorated Generalmajor in the Wehrmacht 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. Martin Berg was captured by British troops in May 1945 and was handed over to American forces and remained in captivity until 1947.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 110.
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. 
  • 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
Generalleutnant Gustav Hundt
Commander of 1. Skijäger-Division
5 June 1944 – 2 August 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Gustav Hundt
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Bogislav Graf von Schwerin
Commander of 207. Sicherungs-Division
17 September 1944 – 10 December 1944
Succeeded by
None