- Wieland, Günther
Generalmajor der Flieger. Commander of Command station of Luftwaffe Catch Staff West with Air Region Command VI.
- 15-10-1895, Gross-Rosen.
- 20-07-1975, age 79, Gütersloh.
Gütersloh, Johannis Friedhof. Feld 10-Grab M 87 A.
Günther Wieland, born 15-10-1895 in Gross Rosen, Silesia, entered the Army as a Fahnenjunker, in the 154th Infantry Regiment, age 18, on 01-11-1914. He participated in World War I as a Company leader and was detached to Army Flight Park for a pilot training, on 23-11-1916. He ended the war as a Observer with the Flying Battalion A. Wieland retired on 30-09-27 and reactivated in the growing Luftwaffe of Hermann Goering (see Hermann Goering) (did you know), on 01-05-1934. With the outbreak of World War II he was advisor and Group Director of Luftwaffe Personnel Office RLM until 31-05-1940. Wieland was Chief of Operations in the Staff of the Commander of Luftwaffe of Army Group B, until 28-02-1941. Appointed as Commander of the Luftwaffe with the 6th Army, Commander Friedrich von Paulus (see von Paulus). Following Commander of the Reconnaissance Flying School 2, in Brieg, to 31-12-1942. Then detached to Department LP2, Luftwaffe Personnel Office RLM. Assigned as Chief of the 2nd Department in the Luftwaffe Personnel Office to 31-05-1944. Commander of the 1st Flying Training Division until 31-01-1945 and General with special Duties with Air fleet Command Reich to 17-03-1945. Until the end of the war 08-05-1945 he was Commander of Command station of Luftwaffe Catch Staff West with Air Region Command VI. Wieland was in British captivity and first released on 27-03-1947. Living in Gütersloh, Wieland died at the age of 75 on 20-07-1975 and is buried with his wife Annelise, born Ammerfeld, who died on 18-11-1988, on the Johannis Cemetery in Gütersloh, close by the graves of WWII Generals Wolf Boysen (see Boysen), Martin Harlinghausen (see Harlinghausen) and Hans Jobst Freiherr von Buddenbrock (see Buddenbrock).