Alfred Bruer

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Alfred Bruer
Born 4 November 1897
Died 12 February 1976(1976-02-12) (aged 78)
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank Oberst
Commands held 21st Panzer Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Alfred Bruer (4 November 1897 – 12 February 1976) was an officer in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II who briefly commanded the 21st Panzer Division. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Bruer surrendered to the Allied troops following the fall of Tunisia in 1943.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 125.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [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. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Georg von Bismarck
Commander of 21. Panzer-Division
21 July 1942 - 1 August 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Georg von Bismarck