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Paul Becker
Born (1902-02-26)26 February 1902
Died 29 November 1992(1992-11-29) (aged 74)
Place of birth Düren, Germany
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1940 – 1945
Rank Unteroffizier der Reserve
Unit Artillerie-Regiment 3 (mot.)
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Paul Becker (26 February 1902 – 29 November 1992) was a highly decorated Unteroffizier der Reserve in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was born on 26 February 1902 in Bocholt/Westphalia. He became a NSDAP member 1 April 1933 under the NSDAP Membership Number 1 792 251. On joining the SS he was issued the service number 88 953. 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.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 108.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) (in German). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtsteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches]. Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007) (in German). Die 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 [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives]. Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 
  • Huß, Jürgen (2009). Ritterkreuzträger im Mannschaftsstand 1941 - 1945. Zweibrücken: VDM Nickel. ISBN 978-3-86619-042-9. 

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