Johannes Bruhn

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Johannes Bruhn
Born 10 July 1898
Died 20 November 1954(1954-11-20) (aged 56)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
 West Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Bundesgrenzschutz
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held 553. Volksgrenadier-Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Other work Bundesgrenzschutz

Johannes Bruhn (10 July 1898 – 20 November 1954) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. In 1951 he joined the Bundesgrenzschutz (Federal Border Guards), retiring in 1954.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 63.
  2. ^ 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. 
  • 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. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Previously 553. Infanterie-Division
Commander of 553. Volksgrenadier-Division
30 September 1944 - 22 November 1944
Succeeded by
Oberst Erich Löhr