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Below, von, Gerd-Paul

Date of birth:
November 30th, 1892 (Straßburg/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
December 8th, 1953 (POW Camp Wolkowo-Moscow, Soviet Union)
German (1933-1945, German Reich)


Gerd-Paul von Below finally reached the rank of Generalmajor der Reserve as Kommandeur 207.Sicherheits-Division.

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Second World War (1939-1945)
Oberst der Reserve
Kommandeur Divisionsstab z.b.V. 615
Awarded on:
February 28th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes


  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9