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|Born||20 November 1896|
|Died||18 March 1979(aged 82)|
|Commands held||258. Infanterie-Division
|Battles/wars||World War II|
|Awards||Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross|
Eugen-Heinrich Bleyer (20 November 1896 – 18 March 1979) was a German general during World War II and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Bleyer surrendered to the Yugoslavian troops in May 1945. In 1949 he was sentenced to death, but his sentence was changed to 18 years imprisonment and he was released in 1952.
Awards and decorations
- Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 14 December 1941 as Oberstleutnant and commander of Infanterie-Regiment 379
- Merit Cross 1st Class of the Federal Republic of Germany (17 August 1967)
- Fellgiebel 2000, p. 115.
- Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) . 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.
Generalleutnant Hanskurt Höcker
|Commander of 258th Infantry Division
1 October 1943 – 4 September 1944
Oberst Rudolf Hielscher
Generalleutnant Hermann Fischer
|Commander of 181st Infantry Division
1 October 1944 – May 1945