Martin Bieber

Martin Bieber
Martin Bieber
Born 10 November 1900(1900-11-10)
Tabarz
Died 19 October 1974(1974-10-19) (aged 73)
Düsseldorf
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1920)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1917–1920
1934–1945
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held Grenadier-Regiment 184
Divisionsgruppe 86
62. Volksgrenadier-Division
271. Volksgrenadier-Division
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Martin Bieber (10 November 1900 – 19 October 1974) was a highly decorated Generalmajor in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the several Volksgrenadier Divisions. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Martin Bieber was captured by Soviet troops in May 1945 and was held until October 1955.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 113.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 74.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). 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 (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.

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Military offices
Preceded by
None
Commander of 271. Volksgrenadier-Division
3 September 1944 - 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
None



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