Alfred Sturm

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Alfred Sturm
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Born (1888-08-23)23 August 1888
Died 8 March 1962(1962-03-08) (aged 73)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Rank Generalleutnant
Battles/wars Battle of Crete
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Alfred Sturm (23 August 1888 – 8 March 1962) was a German general during World War II. He was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross for his actions during the Battle of Crete.

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  1. ^ a b Thomas & Wegmann 1986, p. 309.
  2. ^ Scherzer 2007, p. 734.

Bibliography[edit]

  • 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. 
  • Thomas, Franz; Wegmann, Günter (1986). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Teil II: Fallschirmjäger [The Knight's Cross Bearers of the German Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Part II: Paratroopers] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-1461-8. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Wilhelm Süssmann
Commander of 7. Flieger-Division
20 May 1941 – 30 May 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Erich Petersen