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Papas, Fred

Date of birth:
May 15th, 1921 (Ludwigshafen/Palatinate, Germany)
Date of death:
December 2nd, 1984 (Neustadt/Rhineland Palatinate, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 14th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 12th, 1944
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Untersturmführer (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kompanieführer Abteilung 17(Panzer-Aufklärungs) / 17.SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Division “Götz von Berlichingen” / XIII. SS-Armeekorps / Heeresgruppe West
Awarded on:
December 27th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • - 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
    - Schneider J.W., Their Honor was Loyalty!, R. James Bender Publishing, 1977

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