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Alexander Conrady
Born (1903-07-16)16 July 1903
Died 21 December 1983(1983-12-21) (aged 80)
Place of birth Neu-Ulm
Place of death Augsburg
Allegiance Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1923–1945
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held Grenadier-Regiment 118
36. Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Alexander Conrady (16 July 1903 – 21 December 1983) was a highly decorated Generalmajor in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the 36th Infantry Division. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Generalmajor Conrady was captured by Soviet troops during Operation Bagration and was held until 1954.

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Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Thomas and Wegmann 1998, p. 93.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 131.
  3. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 62.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.
  • Thomas, Franz and Wegmann, Günter (1998). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Teil III: Infanterie Band 4: C–Dow (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 3-7648-2534-0.
  • Thomas, Franz (1997). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 1: A–K (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 3-7648-2299-6.
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Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Egon von Neindorff
Commander of 36. Infanterie-Division
19 January 1944 – 1 July 1944
Succeeded by
Generalmajor August Well


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