Karl Angerstein

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Karl Angerstein
Born 4 December 1890
Died 20 September 1985(1985-09-20) (aged 94)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held Kampfgeschwader 1
1st Air Corp
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Karl Angerstein (4 December 1890 – 20 September 1985) was a German general during World War II who commanded the 1st Air Corps. 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. 16.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 100.

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
none
Commander of Sturzkampfgeschwader 3
July 1940 – 18 July 1940
Succeeded by
Oberstleutnant Georg Edert
Preceded by
Oberst Josef Kammhuber
Commander of Kampfgeschwader 1
18 July 1940 – 1 March 1942
Succeeded by
Major Herbert Loch
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Alfred Mahnke
Commander of I. Fliegerkorps
26 June 1943 – 6 November 1943
Succeeded by
General der Flieger Paul Deichmann