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Eugen Heinrich Bleyer

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Years of service  1914–45
Rank  Generalleutnant

Name  Eugen-Heinrich Bleyer
Service/branch  German Army
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Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)  Weimar Republic (to 1933)  Nazi Germany
Battles/wars  World War I World War II Battle of France Operation Barbarossa Operation Silberfuchs Operation Polarfuchs Lower Dnieper Offensive Jassy–Kishinev Offensive (August 1944)
Died  March 18, 1979, Bad Tolz, Germany
Awards  Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Battles and wars  World War I, Battle of France
Commands held  258th Infantry Division, 181st Infantry Division
Similar People  Wladyslaw Sikorski, Gerd von Rundstedt, Heinz Guderian, John Vereker - 6th Visco, Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb

Eugen-Heinrich Bleyer (20 November 1896 – 18 March 1979) was a German general during World War II and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Bleyer surrendered to the Yugoslavian troops in May 1945. In 1949 he was sentenced to death, but his sentence was changed to 18 years imprisonment and he was released in 1952.

Awards and decorations

  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 14 December 1941 as Oberstleutnant and commander of Infanterie-Regiment 379
  • Merit Cross 1st Class of the Federal Republic of Germany (17 August 1967)
  • References

    Eugen-Heinrich Bleyer Wikipedia


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