Fritz-Rudolf Schultz

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Fritz-Rudolf Schultz
Born (1917-02-19)19 February 1917
Munich
Died 2 March 2002(2002-03-02) (aged 85)
Gau-Bischofsheim
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1935–38, 1939–45
Rank Major
Commands held Panzer-Regiment 35
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
Great Cross of Merit
Other work Politician

Fritz-Rudolf Schultz (19 February 1917 – 2 March 2002) was a German politician and member of the FDP.

Schultz fought in World War II as a member of the Panzertruppe. He was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves which he received from Heinrich Himmler personally in Trossingen.

After the war he initially worked on his parents vineyard in Gau-Bischofsheim. He became a member of the German Bundestag and elected Ombudsman for the Military (Wehrbeauftragter) on 11 March 1970. He held this office until 19 March 1975.

Awards

References

Citations

  1. 1.0 1.1 Thomas 1998, p. 297.
  2. Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 428.
  3. Fellgiebel 2001, p. 392.
  4. Fellgiebel 2001, p. 91.

Bibliography

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). 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 (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Thomas, Franz (1998). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 2: L–Z (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2300-9. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

External links

  • "Fritz-Rudof Schultz". Lexikon der Wehrmacht (in German). Retrieved 27 November 2012. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • "Fritz-Rudof Schultz". Deutscher Bundestag (in German). Retrieved 27 November 2012. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>