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Martin Berg
Born (1905-04-04)4 April 1905Arensberg
Died 2 April 1969(1969-04-02) (aged 63)Bahrendorf
Allegiance [1] Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1935–1945
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held 1. Skijäger-Division

207. Sicherungs-Division


World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Other work Police officer

Martin Berg (4 April 1905 – 2 April 1969) was a highly decorated Generalmajor 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. Martin Berg was captured by British troops in May 1945 and was handed over to American forces and remained in captivity until 1947.

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  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 110.
  • 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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