Thursday, November 17, 2011

GENERALLEUTNANT KARL BÜLLOWIUS


Born: 2.3.1890 in Königsberg
Suicide: 27.3.1945 in Hospital Camp Forrest/Tennesse/USA

Promotions:
  • Hauptmann: 1.6.1924
  • Major: 1.4.1934
  • Oberstleutnant: 1.8.1936
  • Oberst: 3.1.1939
  • Generalmajor: 1.4.1942
  • Generalleutnant: 1.4.1943
Commands and Assignments:
  • Pioneer-Leader of the 8 Armee: 26.10.1939-15.5.1940
  • Pioneer-Leader of the 9 Armee: 15.5.1940-25.10.1942
  • Pioneer-Leader of the Panzer-Armee Afrika: 25.10.1942-13.3.1943
  • General der Pioniere in Heeresgruppe "Afrika" (25.2.1943-9.5.1943)
  • Commander of Division von Manteuffel: 30.4.1943-9.5.1943)
  • General of Pioneers with Heeresgruppe Afrika: 13.3.1943-9.5.1943
Awards:
  • 1914 Iron Cross Second Class
  • 1914 Iron Cross First Class
  • 1939 Bar to 1914 Iron Cross Second Class
  • 1939 Bar to 1914 Iron Cross First Class
  • German Cross in Silver: 30.11.1942
Notes:

Campaigns: West (1940); Russia (1941/1942);
North Africa (1942/1943)
Captured in North Africa - American POW (9.5.1943-27.3.1945)

Thanks to Francisco de Asís Romero y Medina
(Adicional info and pictures needed)

3 comments:

  1. Picture of Gen Bullowius at
    http://www.forosegundaguerra.com/viewtopic.php?t=1132

    But why did he commit suicide?

    --Telson

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