Meister, Rudolf

Date of birth:
August 1st, 1897 (Cologne/Rhineprovince, Germany)
Date of death:
September 11th, 1958 (Hannover/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst im Generalstab
Unit:
Chef des Stabes / VIII.Flieger-Korps
Awarded on:
October 30th, 1941
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant
Unit:
Kommandierender General IV.Fliegerkorps
Awarded on:
September 5th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
November 8th, 1918
Ritter des Königlicher Preussischer Hausordens von Hohenzollern

Sources

  • Photo 1: Bundesarchiv
  • Photo: Deutsches Bundesarchiv (German Federal Archive), Bild 146-1975-050-28A, Wikimedia Commons
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X

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