Martin Bieber

Martin Bieber

Martin Bieber
Born (1900-11-10)10 November 1900
Tabarz
Died 19 October 1974(1974-10-19) (aged 73)
Düsseldorf
Allegiance German Empire (to 1918)
Weimar Republic (to 1920)
Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1917–20
1934–45
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 several Volksgrenadier divisions. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, awarded in recognition of 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. ^ a b c d Thomas 1997, p. 44.
  2. ^ a b c d Thomas and Wegmann 1992, p. 8.
  3. ^ a b c d e f Thomas and Wegmann 1992, p. 9.
  4. ^ Patzwall and Scherzer 2001, p. 41.
  5. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 113.
  6. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 74.
Bibliography

External links

  • World War 2 Awards.com
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht
  • Ritterkreuztraeger 1939-1945
Military offices
Preceded by
None
Commander of 271. Volksgrenadier-Division
3 September 1944 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
None