Martin Bieber

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Martin Bieber
Born (1900-11-10)10 November 1900
Tabarz, German Empire
Died 19 October 1974(1974-10-19) (aged 73)
Düsseldorf, West Germany
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehtmacht)
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held 62. Volksgrenadier-Division
271. Volksgrenadier-Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Martin Bieber (10 November 1900 – 19 October 1974) was a German general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II who commanded several divisions. Born in Tabarz,[1] he was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, Bieber surrendered to the Soviet forces in May 1945 and was held in the Soviet Union as a war criminal until October 1955. He passed in Dusseldorf in 1974.[1]

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Deutsches biographisches Generalregister: Bern-Bonzon. Willi Gorzny. 2002. p. 184
  2. ^ a b Thomas & Wegmann 1992, p. 8.
  3. ^ a b c d e Thomas & Wegmann 1992, p. 9.
  4. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 41.
  5. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 113.
  6. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 74.

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. 
  • Thomas, Franz; Wegmann, Günter (1992). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Teil III: Infanterie Band 2: Bi–Bo [The Knight's Cross Bearers of the German Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Part III: Infantry Volume 2: Bi–Bo] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-1734-3. 
  • Thomas, Franz (1997). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 1: A–K [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 1: A–K] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2299-6. 
Military offices
Preceded by
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Commander of 271. Volksgrenadier-Division
3 September 1944 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
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