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Paul Behr
Born (1910-05-09)9 May 1910
Died 11 December 1990(1990-12-11) (aged 80)
Place of birth Osnabrück
Place of death Haltern
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1936–1945
Rank Hauptmann der Reserves
Unit Füsilier-Regiment 39
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Paul Behr (9 May 1910 – 11 December 1990) was a highly decorated Hauptmann der Reserves 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. Paul Behr was captured by American troops in April 1945 and was released in May 1945.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 109.
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.

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