Pade, Gerhard

Date of birth:
June 21st, 1912 (Berlin/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
October 20th, 1983 (Berlin/Brandenburg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
14. / Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 1
Awarded on:
August 20th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 4
Awarded on:
April 30th, 1945
Details:
This Awarding is not certain. The awarding was done by General der Fallschirmtruppe Heidrich. Formally however there was no authoritiy based on which Heidrich was permitted to do these awardings.No evidence has yet been found that this awarding was made official.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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