Bauer, Max
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Bauer, Max

(January 31, 1869, Quedlinburg – May 6, 1929, Shanghai), Prussian officer. Bauer joined the Prussian Foot Artillery Regiment No. 2 in 1888. In 1908, as a captain, Bauer became an artillery expert with the Deployment Section of the General Staff, where he worked with Erich Ludendorff. In 1918 he was prooted to colonel. He remained a close member of Ludendorff ’s staff throughout the war and was considered to be an exceptionally gifted officer with a touch of genius. During the war he was…

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Afflerbach, Holger, “Bauer, Max”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 15 December 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_beww1_en_0058>
First published online: 2015



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