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Hubert Weise
Born 22 December 1884
Died 14 February 1950(1950-02-14) (aged 65)
Place of birth Erfurt
Place of death Bad Kohlgrub
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Deutsches Heer (1904–1918)
Reichswehr (1919–1933)
Heer (1933–1934)
Luftwaffe (1935–1945)
Years of service 1904–1945
Rank Generaloberst
Commands held I. Flakkorps
Luftwaffen-Befehlshaber Mitte
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hubert Weise (22 December 1884 – 14 February 1950) was a highly decorated Generaloberst in the Luftwaffe 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. Hubert Weise was captured Allied troops in May 1945 and was released in 1947.

Awards and decorations[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 357.

References[edit | edit source]

  • 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 I. Flakkorps
3 October 1939 - 23 March 1941
Succeeded by
General der Flakartillerie Walther von Axthelm
Preceded by
None
Commander of Luftwaffen-Befehlshaber Mitte
24 March 1941 - 23 December 1944
Succeeded by
Generaloberst Hans-Jürgen Stumpff


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