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Georg Burkhardt Karl-August Freiherr von Bülow
Born (1904-06-13)June 13, 1904
Died 11 June 1986(1986-06-11) (aged 81)
Place of birth Kiel
Place of death Braunfels
Allegiance  Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1923–1945
Rank Oberst
Commands held Panzer-Regiment 24
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Georg Burkhardt Karl-August Freiherr von Bülow[a] (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 Bülow was captured by American troops in 1945 and was released in 1946.

Awards and decorations

Footnotes

  • a Regarding personal names: Freiherr is a former title (translated as Baron), which is now legally a part of the last name. The female forms are Freifrau and Freiin.

References

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 126.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) (in German). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtsteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches]. Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007) (in German). 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 [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives]. Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 

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