Dahm, Paul

    Date of birth:
    June 6th, 1904 (Langerfeld/Westfalen, Germany)
    Date of death:
    June 28th, 1974 (Remscheid/Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    Dutch biographical data available.

    Promotions:
    April 6th, 1931: SS-Truppführer (Allgemeine-SS);
    March 21st, 1932: SS-Sturmführer (Allgemeine-SS);
    November 9th, 1933: SS-Obersturmführer (Allgemeine-SS);
    November 9th, 1934: SS-Hauptsturmführer (Allgemeine-SS);
    April 20th, 1935: SS-Sturmbannführer (Allgemeine-SS);
    November 9th, 1936: SS-Obersturmbannführer (Allgemeine-SS);
    January 30th, 1938: SS-Standartenführer (Allgemeine-SS);
    April 20th, 1941: SS-Sturmbannführer der Reserve (Waffen-SS);
    1944: Oberst der Polizei.

    Career:
    1922 - 1923: Freikorps;
    March 26th, 1923: member NSDAP (exited membership after Munich Putsch);
    December 1925: member NSDAP;
    March 2nd, 1931: member S.S.;
    March 1941 - April 20th, 1941: Leiter Rekrutierungskommission Helsinki;
    April 20th, 1941 - April 20th, 1942: Leiter Erganzungsstelle Nord, Erganzungsamtes der Waffen-SS, Oslo;
    1942: Front Service;
    August 2nd, 1943 - April 20th, 1945: Polizeigebietführer Banja Luka und Esseg;
    April 1945: POW U.S. Forces Moorsburg Prisoncamp, Garmisch.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    1939
    Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    October 10th, 1942
    Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2.Klasse mit Schwertern
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    December 24th, 1942
    Details:
    Silver version.
    (Allgemeines) Sturmabzeichen (ohne zahlen), I.Stufe
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    1944
    Kriegsverdienstkreuz 1.Klasse mit Schwertern

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