Martin Grase

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Martin Grase
Born 3 May 1891
Schlochau
Died 3 August 1963(1963-08-03) (aged 72)
Freiburg
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany (to 1945)
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1909–45
Rank General der Infanterie
Commands held 1. Infanterie Division
I. Armeekorps
XXVI. Armeekorps
Battles/wars World War I

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Martin Grase (3 May 1891 – 3 August 1963) was a German general who commanded the 1. Infanterie Division during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.[1]

Awards and decorations

References

Citations

  1. "Martin Grase". Encyclo Online Encyclopedia. Encyclo MMXII. Retrieved 23 October 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Thomas 1997, p. 214.
  3. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 167.
  4. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 61.

Bibliography

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). 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>
  • 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>
  • Thomas, Franz (1997). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 1: A–K (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2299-6. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Philipp Kleffel
Commander of 1. Infanterie-Division
16 January 1942 - 1 July 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Ernst-Anton von Krosigk
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Otto Wöhler
Commander of I. Armeekorps
15 August 1943 - 31 December 1943
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Carl Hilpert
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Carl Hilpert
Commander of XXVI. Armeekorps
1 January 1944 - 15 February 1944
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Anton Grasser