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Dipl.-Ing. Robert Fuchs
Born (1895-05-11)May 11, 1895
Died 15 January 1977(1977-01-15) (aged 83)
Place of birth Berlin
Place of death Unknown
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Deutsches Heer (1914–1918)
Reichswehr (1919–1933)
Luftwaffe (1933–1945)
Years of service 1914–1945
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held KG 26
1. Flieger-Division

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Dipl.-Ing. Robert Fuchs[Notes 1] (11 May 1895 – 15 January 1977) was a highly decorated Generalmajor in the Luftwaffe during World War II who commanded the 1. 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.

Awards and decorations[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. In German an engineer's degree is called Diplom-Ingenieur (abbreviated Dipl.-Ing.)

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 158.
  • 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
Generalmajor Hans Siburg
Commander of KG 26
29 September 1939 – 15 October 1940
Succeeded by
Oberst Alexander Holle
Preceded by
General der Flieger Paul Deichmann
Commander of 1. Flieger-Division
7 November 1943 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by

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