Carl-Heinz Greve

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Carl-Heinz Greve
Born 17 October 1920
Münster
Died 21 May 1998(1998-05-21) (aged 77)
Lauben
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service 1939–45
1956–81
Rank Major (Wehrmacht)
Generalleutnant (Bundeswehr)
Unit Kampfgruppe 606
Kampfgeschwader 77
Kampfgeschwader 30
Commands held II./KG 77
II./KG 30
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Carl-Heinz Greve (17 October 1920 – 21 May 1998) was a highly decorated Major in the Luftwaffe during World War II, and 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. Carl-Heinz Greve joined the Bundeswehr in 1956 and retired in 1981 as a Generalleutnant.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 169.

Bibliography

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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Military offices
Preceded by
Commander of Jagdbombergeschwader 34 Allgäu
May 1958 – 30 September 1964
Succeeded by
Oberst Günther Rall
Preceded by
Generalmajor Hans Asmus
Commander of 1. Luftwaffendivision (Bundeswehr)
1 October 1970 – 30 September 1974
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Wolfgang Bergh