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Oskar Blümm
Born (1884-06-26)26 June 1884
Died 12 December 1951(1951-12-12) (aged 67)
Place of birth Zwiesel
Place of death Ursberg
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1905–1945
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held Infanterie-Regiment 42
57. Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Oskar Blümm (26 June 1884 – 12 December 1951) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the 57. Infanterie-Division. 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. Oskar Blümm was captured by Allied troops in 1945 and held until 1947.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 115.
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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Military offices
Preceded by
none
Commander of 57. Infanterie-Division
1 September 1939 – 25 September 1941
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Anton Dostler
Preceded by
Generalmajor Anton Dostler
Commander of 57. Infanterie-Division
10 April 1942 – 9 October 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Friedrich Siebert


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