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Rudolf Bogatsch
Born (1891-09-04)September 4, 1891
Died 5 June 1970(1970-06-05) (aged 78)
Place of birth Breslau
Place of death Munich
Buried at Munich Waldfriedhof
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Deutsches Heer (1914–1918)
Reichswehr (1918–1933)
Heer (1933-1934)
Luftwaffe (1935–1945)
Years of service 1914–1945
Rank General der Flieger
Commands held IV. Flakkorps
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Rudolf Bogatsch (4 September 1891 – 5 June 1970) was a highly decorated General der Flieger in the Luftwaffe during World War II who commanded the IV. Flakkorps. 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. Rudolf Bogatsch was captured by American troops in May 1945 and was released in 1946.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 118.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). 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.

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Military offices
Preceded by
General Otto-Wilhelm von Renz
Commander of IV. Flakkorps
12 September 1944 - 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
None

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