Schaller, Max, born 27-10-1896 in Oelsnitz, Sachsen, entered the Army Service, age 18, on 07-06-1915 as a Fahnenjunker with the 48th Field Artillery Regiment. He performed the Field Artillery Firing School in Jüterborg and was in the fields of the first war as a battery officer and severely wounded in hospital from 18-07-1918 to 31-03-1919. Schaller was allowed in the new Reichswehr and climbed up the ranks to an Oberstleutnant on 01-02-1939. With the outbreak of World War II he was the commander of the 1st Battalion of the 23rd Flak Regiment, until 14-02-1940. Department Chief LP 4 in the Luftwaffe Personnel Office RLM to 30-04-1942 now an Oberst. He successively was commander of the Flak Brigade V to 19-01-1943, of the 1st Flak Division, as a Major General to 18-02-1944 and of the 13th Flak Division until 05-10-1944. Schaller then was placed to the disposal of the Luftwaffe Personnel Office RLM to 03-12-1944 and before he landed in Allied captivity, he was the commander of the 8th Flak Division to 07-05-1945.
Death and burial ground of Schaller, Max.He was released on 08-05-1947 and living in Bremen, Schaller died at the age of 75, on 24-03-1972. He is buried on the cemetery Riensberg in Bremen, alas his gravestone is removed. Close by the graves of Generalarzt der Wehrmacht, Dr. Rudolf Attig, Generalmajor der Infanterie, Kommandeur 562th Volks Grenadier Division, Johannes Brauer, Generalmajor der Infanterie, Kommandeur von Hamburg, Kurt Heyser, and Generalleutnant der Flakartillerie, Kommandeur Kommando XVIII Vienna, Kurt Wagner,
Walther von Seydlitz-Kurzbach, Stalingrad General der Artillerie,