Alexander Holle

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Alexander Holle
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Alexander Holle
Born 27 February 1898
Died 16 July 1978(1978-07-16) (aged 80)
Allegiance  German Empire
Germany Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held Kampfgeschwader 26
10th Air Corps
Luftflotte 4
Luftflotte 3
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Alexander Holle (27 February 1898 – 16 July 1978) was a German general (Generalleutnant) in the Luftwaffe during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 194.
  2. ^ Scherzer 2007, p. 401.

Bibliography[edit]

  • 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 Militaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Oberst Robert Fuchs
Commander of Kampfgeschwader 26
15 October 1940 – June 1941
Succeeded by
Oberst Martin Harlinghausen
Preceded by
Oberst Hermann Busch
Commander of Fliegerführer Nord (Ost)
15 October 1940 – August 1943
Succeeded by
Oberst der Reserve Ernst Kühl
Preceded by
General der Flieger Otto Hoffmann von Waldau
Commander of X. Fliegerkorps
1 January 1943 – 22 May 1943
Succeeded by
General der Flieger Martin Fiebig
Preceded by
Generaloberst Otto Deßloch
Commander of Luftflotte 4
25 February 1944 – 27 September 1944
Succeeded by
Generaloberst Otto Deßloch
Preceded by
Generaloberst Otto Deßloch
Commander of Luftflotte 3
22 September 1944 – 26 September 1944
Succeeded by
Redesignated as Luftwaffenkommando West
Preceded by
Previously Luftflotte 3
Commander of Luftwaffenkommando West
26 September 1944 – 11 December 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Joseph Schmid
Preceded by
General der Flieger Rudolf Meister
Commander of Deutschen Luftwaffe in Dänemark
15 December 1944 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
None