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Paul Strobel
Born 9 April 1909
Died 19 September 1943(1943-09-19) (age 76)
Place of birth Hohenhausen
Place of death Orsha, Belarus
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service ?–1943
Rank Hauptmann
Unit Kampfgeschwader 4
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Paul Strobel (9 April 1909 – 19 September 1943) was a highly decorated Hauptmann in the Luftwaffe during World War II, and 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 Strobel was killed on 19 September 1943 over Orsha, Belarus. He was posthumously awarded the Knight's Cross on 26 March 1944.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 337.
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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