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Gustav-Georg Knabe

Gustav-Georg Knabe

German General and Knight's Cross recipient
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Intro German General and Knight's Cross recipient
Countries Germany
Occupations Military personnel
Gender male
Birth July 8, 1887 (Bad Dürkheim)
Death December 13, 1972 (Bad Dürkheim)
Gustav-Georg Knabe
The details
Biography

Gustav-Georg Knabe (8 July 1897 – 13 December 1972) was a highly decorated Generalmajor in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Gustav-Georg Knabe was captured by Allied forces in May 1945 and was held until 1947.

Awards and decorations

  • Iron Cross (1914)
    • 2nd Class
    • 1st Class
  • Wound Badge (1914)
    • in Black
    • in Silver
  • Honour Cross of the World War 1914/1918
  • Iron Cross (1939)
    • 2nd Class
    • 1st Class
  • Panzer Badge
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 1 June 1941 as Oberstleutnant and commander of Kradschützen-Bataillon 15
  • Fellgiebel 2000, p. 215.

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