Papst, Kurt

Date of birth:
June 25th, 1918 (Breslau/Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:
March 10th, 1944 (bei Poplowny, Soviet Union)
German (1933-1945, German Reich)


According to several sources the name of Kurt Papst is written as Kurt Pabst. However according to the WAst his name is Kurt Papst.

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Second World War (1939-1945)
Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
Kommandeur Divisions-Füsilier-Bataillon 81 / 81.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
April 13th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes


  • - Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer, Elite of the Third Reich - The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-45: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, England, 2003
    - Haupt, W., Die 81. Infanterie-Division – Geschichte einer schlesischen Division, Nebel Verlag GmbH, Eggolsheim, Deutschland, 2006
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945