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Conrad, Gerhard (WL-Generalleutnant)
- Date of birth:
- April 21st, 1895 (Pregelmühle/Alsleben/Saxony-Anhalt, Germany)
- Date of death:
- May 28th, 1982 (Ruhpolding/Bavaria, Germany)
- German (1933-1945, Third Reich)
Gerhard Conrad finally reached the rank of Generalleutnant.
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- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Oberst (Group Captain)
- Kommodore, Kampfgruppe zur besonderen Verwendung 2, 7. Flieger-Division, Luftwaffe
- Awarded on:
- May 24th, 1940
The following wartime excerpt describes why Conrad was awarded the Knight’s Cross…
“Oberst Gerhard Conrad, commander of a Transportgruppe, has demonstrated considerable merit whilst leading his formation. He played a major role in the preparation and execution of his unit’s operations all while showing great personal bravery throughout all stages of the air landing mission.”
- Photo 1: Willi Schumacher Collection
- Photo: Willi Schumacher Collection
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