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Karl August Freiherr von Bulow

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Service/branch  Heer
Rank  Oberst
Name  Karl-August von
Years of service  1923–45
Commands held  Panzer-Regiment 24
Died  11 June 1986(1986-06-11) (aged 81) Braunfels
Allegiance  Weimar Republic (to 1933)  Nazi Germany

Georg Burkhardt Karl-August Freiherr von Bulow (13 June 1904 – 11 June 1986) was a highly decorated Oberst in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Karl-August Freiherr von Bulow was captured by American troops in 1945 and was released in 1946.

Awards and decorations

  • Sudetenland Medal (15 August 1939)
  • Iron Cross (1939)
  • 2nd Class (27 September 1939)
  • 1st Class (6 June 1940)
  • Panzer Badge in Silver (28 May 1940)
  • Eastern Front Medal (5 September 1942)
  • German Cross in Gold on 29 November 1941 as Major in the III./Panzer-Regiment 21
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 12 December 1944 as Oberst and commander of Panzer-Regiment 24
  • References

    Karl-August Freiherr von Bulow Wikipedia


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