Karl-Hermann Millahn

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Karl-Hermann Millahn
Born 9 December 1916
Dassow
Died 7 October 1981(1981-10-07) (aged 64)
Werne and der Lippe
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service ?–1945
Rank Major (Wehrmacht)
Oberstleutnant (Bundeswehr)
Unit KG 76
EkG 1
Commands held IV./KG 76
III./EkG 1
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Karl-Hermann Millahn (9 December 1916 – 7 October 1981) 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.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 255.

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
Maj Günter Beyer
Gruppenkommandeur of IV./KG 76
24 June 1944 – 31 December 1944
Succeeded by
Unknown
Preceded by
None
Gruppenkommandeur of III./EkG 1
1 January 1945 – 23 February 1945
Succeeded by
Maj Diether Lukesch