Schröder, Herbert

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Schröder, Herbert, born 22-03-1894 in Scheusenau near Bromberg, the son of the government secretary Bruno Schröder, entered the Army Service as a war volunteer and platoon leader, on 08-08-1914, age 20, with the 11th Foot Artillery Regiment  . He was in the fields of the first war until July 1917, as he started a pilot training  with the 3rd Flying Replacement Battalion under Generalmajor Friedrich Carl Gottschalk  in Gotha. Gottschalk died age 67 on 14-02-1960 in Berlin. Schröder was a pilot in the 3rd Combat Wing of the Supreme Army Command, fighter pilot with the 11th Squadron  and was instructor at the 1st Fighter School until the end of the war. He retired on 08-03-1919, on 22-04-1919, he married Charlotte Bock and entered the Luftwaffe as a Tactics Instructor at the Flying Weapon School in Braunschweig , on 01-10-1934. With the outbreak of World War II he as an Oberstleutnant was the Chief of Staff of Air Region Command 1, until 28-02-1941. Chief of Staff of the General of Luftwaffe with the Commander in Chief of the Army until 25-03-1942. General for Central Planning with the State Secretary and the General Inspector of the Luftwaffe RLM , until 1944. He was General with Special Duties with Air Fleet Command Reich to 03-03-1945 and landed in the Führer Reserve, OKL, until 30-03-1945. He then was in Allied captivity until 25-06-1947 and living in Frankfurt am Main,

Death and burial ground of Schröder, Herbert.

Herbert  Schröder died at the very old age of 91 and is buried with his wife Ilse, who died age 77, in 1981, on the Hauptfriedhof of Frankfurt am Main with his fellow WWII General der Infanterie, Kommandeur 7th ArmeekorpsHans Gustav Felber Generalmajor der Artillerie, Artillery Commander 141, Friedrich Kunze and Generalmajor der Artillerie, Küstenverteidigungsabschnitts Friesland, der ehemaligen Division zbV. 172Hans Boelsen and a grave of honor for Generalmajor der Infanterie, Wehrmachtsbefehlshaber in France, Carl von Stülpnagel.

 

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