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Bülow, Freiherr von, Karl-August

Date of birth:
June 13th, 1904 (Kiel/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Date of death:
June 11th, 1986 (Braunfels/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

In service from April 1st 1923.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 27th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 6th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
III. / Panzer-Regiment 21
Awarded on:
November 29th, 1941
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Panzer-Regiment 24, 24. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
December 12th, 1944
Details:
Submitted on December 6th 1944.
Preliminary document and decoration on December 15th to AOK 8.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Federl, C., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, Germany, 2000
    - 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