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Knabe, Konrad (Aufklärungsgruppe 124)

Date of birth:
September 18th, 1915 (Weißenfels, Germany)
Date of death:
March 27th, 1996 (Memmingen, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Career
1939: in Aufkl.Gr. 22
1940: with 3.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 22
02.05.1941-06.02.1943: Oberleutnant, appointed Führer Aufklärungskette (F) Lappland
01.04.1942: promoted to Hauptmann
11.03.1956: joined the Bundeswehr
30.09.1973: retired as an Oberst

Author of: Das Auge Dietl’s

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
1.(H) / 32, F-Kette
Awarded on:
August 15th, 1941
signed by General der Flieger "Bogatsch" as General der Luftwaffe beim Ob.d.H
Frontflugspange für Aufklärer in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
1.(H) / 32, F-Kette / Armee Oberkommando Norwegen
Awarded on:
December 23rd, 1941
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kettenführer Fernaufklärungsstaffel Lappland / I.(F) / Aufklärungsgruppe 124 (Armee Oberkommando 20. Gebirgsarmee)
Awarded on:
April 16th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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