Keiper, Ludwig (Luftwaffe)

Date of birth:
April 23rd, 1894 (Homburg/Rheinland-Pfalz, German Empire)
Date of death:
May 24th, 1981 (Munich, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Ludwig Keiper reached the rank of Generalleutnant in 1943 and retired in February 1945. He was captured in 1945 and released in 1947.

Promotions:
February 17th, 1914: Leutnant;
April 18th, 1917: Oberleutnant;
November 1st, 1924: Hauptmann;
April 1st, 1934: Major;
March 1st, 1936: Oberstleutnant;
April 1st, 1938: Oberst;
January 1st, 1941: Generalmajor;
January 1st, 1943: Generalleutnant.

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Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Details:
With war decoration
Militärverdienstkreuz III. Klasse
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Details:
With sabre
Mecidiye Nişanı knight
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Details:
With sabre
Silver Imtiyaz medal
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Details:
With sabre
Silver Liakat medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Air Vice Marshall)
War Victory Cross Order Grand Cross

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