Martin Bieber

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Martin Bieber
Born (1900-11-10)10 November 1900
Tabarz
Died 19 October 1974(1974-10-19) (aged 73)
Düsseldorf
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1920)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1917–1920
1934–1945
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held Grenadier-Regiment 184
Divisionsgruppe 86
62. Volksgrenadier-Division
271. Volksgrenadier-Division
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Martin Bieber (10 November 1900 – 19 October 1974) was a highly decorated Generalmajor in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several Volksgrenadier divisions. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, awarded in recognition of extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Martin Bieber was captured by Soviet troops in May 1945 and was held until October 1955.

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Citations
  1. ^ a b c d Thomas 1997, p. 44.
  2. ^ a b c d Thomas and Wegmann 1992, p. 8.
  3. ^ a b c d e f Thomas and Wegmann 1992, p. 9.
  4. ^ Patzwall and Scherzer 2001, p. 41.
  5. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 113.
  6. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 74.
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. 
  • Thomas, Franz (1997). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 1: A–K [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 1: A–K] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2299-6. 

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Military offices
Preceded by
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Commander of 271. Volksgrenadier-Division
3 September 1944 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
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