SMGL-2851 4 year Service Award signed by Luftwaffe General Hellmuth Bieneck German Cross in silver winner
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Luftwaffe Generals’ Signature seem to be hard to come by. This guy had a serious command during the evasion of Poland and retired before wars end.
“In the course of the general mobilization , on August 25, 1939, Bieneck was appointed commander of the air force in Army Group C , which was entrusted with security tasks during the attack on Poland on the western border with France . On October 25, 1939, Bieneck was detached from this Army Group and appointed Commander of the Air Force in Army Group B , from which he, however, left at the end of the year. Promoted to Lieutenant General on January 1, 1940 , Bieneck acted as commander of the higher air force schools until February 16, 1941. On February 17, 1941, he became the commanding general and commanderappointed in Luftgau II Posen , in whose position he was promoted to General of the Airmen on July 1, 1941 .  On January 15, 1943, the Luftgau was dissolved and Bieneck was transferred to the Führerreserve by the end of July 1943 . From March 10 to April 6, 1943, he was posted to the Bordighera Air Force Recreation Center . On July 26, 1943, he was also awarded the German Silver Cross here. On August 1, 1943, Bieneck was assigned to the service area of Luftgau Command I in Königsberg , where he was appointed Commanding General and Commander of this Luftgau Command on August 16, 1943. On August 9, 1944, Bieneck resigned from this position and rejoined the Führerreserve. On December 31, 1944 he was released from military service . A prisoner of war did not follow after the end of the war.” from : https://second.wiki/wiki
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