Paul Conrath

Paul Conrath (22 November 1896 – 15 January 1979) was a German general during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves of Nazi Germany.

Paul Conrath
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Born(1896-11-22)22 November 1896
Rudow, Berlin, Kingdom of Prussia, German Empire
Died15 January 1979(1979-01-15) (aged 82)
Hamburg, West Germany
Allegiance German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branchLuftwaffe
Years of service1914–45
RankGeneral der Fallschirmtruppe
Commands heldFallschirm-Panzer Division 1 Hermann Göring
Battles/warsWorld War I
World War II
AwardsKnight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

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CitationsEdit

  1. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 75.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 155.
  3. ^ a b Scherzer 2007, p. 262.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 71.

BibliographyEdit

  • 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.
  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II [The German Cross 1941 – 1945 History and Recipients Volume 2] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Militaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.
Military offices
Preceded by
Major Walther von Axthelm
Commander of Fallschirm-Panzer Division 1 Hermann Göring
1 June 1940 – 14 April 1944
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Wilhelm Schmalz