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Hermann Lichtenberger
Born 20 August 1892
Died 15 January 1959(1959-01-15) (age 61)
Place of birth Germersheim
Place of death Germersheim
Allegiance Flag of the German Empire.svg German Empire (to 1918)
Flag of Germany (3-2 aspect ratio).svg Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Flag of German Reich (1935–1945).svg Nazi Germany
Service/branch Deutsches Heer (1911–1918)
Reichswehr (1918–1935)
Luftwaffe (1935–1943)
Years of service 1911–1943
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held Flak-Regiment 104 (mot)
Flak-Brigade IV
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hermann Lichtenberger (20 August 1892 – 15 January 1959) was a highly decorated Generalmajor in the Luftwaffe during World War II who commanded the Flak-Brigade IV. 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. Hermann Lichtenberger retired from active duty on 31 October 1943.

Awards and decorationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 238.
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
Oberst Ernst Buffa
Commander of Flak-Regiment 104 (mot)
5 June 1940 – 17 November 1941
Succeeded by
Oberst Rosenfeld

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