Bodenschatz, Karl

Date of birth:
December 10th, 1890 (Rehau, Germany)
Date of death:
August 25th, 1979 (Erlangen, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Flieger (Air Marshall)
Awarded on:
March 25th, 1942
Details:
Awarded with swords and oak leaf.
Vapaudenristin 1.luokka (VR 1)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Flieger
Unit:
Chef des Ministeramtes des Reichsministers der Luftfahrt und Oberbefehlshaber der Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
May 30th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Flieger (Air Marshall)
Awarded on:
July 20th, 1944
Verwundetenabzeichen 20 juli 1944 in Gold

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - 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
    - Wehrmacht Awards
    - Axis History Biographical Research via Axis History Forum