Martin Grase

Martin Grase
Born 3 May 1891
Died 3 August 1963(1963-08-03) (aged 72)
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Rank General der Infanterie
Commands held 1. Infanterie Division
I. Armeekorps
XXVI. Armeekorps
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Martin Grase (3 May 1891 – 3 August 1963) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves of Nazi Germany.

Awards and decorations



  1. 1 2 Thomas 1997, p. 214.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 167.
  3. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 61.


  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Thomas, Franz (1997). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 1: A–K [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 1: A–K] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2299-6. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Philipp Kleffel
Commander of 1. Infanterie-Division
16 January 1942 - 1 July 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Ernst-Anton von Krosigk
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Otto Wöhler
Commander of I. Armeekorps
15 August 1943 - 31 December 1943
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Carl Hilpert
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Carl Hilpert
Commander of XXVI. Armeekorps
1 January 1944 - 15 February 1944
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Anton Grasser

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