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Karl-Eric Bertram
Born (1903-10-20)October 20, 1903
Died 26 March 1945(1945-03-26) (aged 41)
Place of birth Gemel
Place of death Neiße
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service 1935-1945
Rank Oberst
Commands held Fallschirm-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 1 "Hermann Göring"
Battles/wars

World War II

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

Karl-Eric Bertram (20 October 1903 – 26 March 1945) was a highly decorated Oberst 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. Karl-Eric Betram was killed on 26 March 1945 near Neiße.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 111.
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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