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Bruno Bieler

Bruno Bieler

German General and Knight's Cross recipient
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About
Occupations Military personnel
Countries Germany
Gender male
Birth June 18, 1888 (Gusev)
Death March 22, 1966 (Dorfmark)
Authority VIAF id
Bruno Bieler
The details
Biography

Bruno Bieler (18 June 1888 – 22 March 1966) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany who commanded the LII Corps during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.

Awards and decorations

  • Iron Cross (1914) 2nd Class (17 September 1914) & 1st Class (15 December 1914)
  • Military Merit Order, 4th class with Swords (Bavaria, 20 April 1918)
  • Hanseatic Cross of Hamburg (23 February 1918)
  • Merit Cross for War Aid (Prussia, 4 November 1919)
  • Silesian Eagle 2nd Class (1 September 1921) & 1st Class (30 September 1921)
  • Honour Cross of the World War 1914/1918 (14 January 1935)
  • Wehrmacht Long Service Award 1st Class (2 October 1936)
  • Commander of the Order of the Sword (Sweden, 22 April 1938)
  • Clasp to the Iron Cross (1939) 2nd Class (12 September 1939) & 1st Class (30 September 1939)
  • Eastern Front Medal (15 July 1942)
  • Crimea Shield (23 August 1942)
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 26 October 1941 as Generalleutnant and commander of 73. Infanterie Division
  • German Cross in Gold on 20 November 1942 as General der Infanterie and commanding general of the VI. Armeekorps
  • ^ Thomas & Wegmann 1992, p. 32.
  • Scherzer 2007, p. 221.
  • Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 42.

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