Johann Condné

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Johann Condné
Born 9 January 1919
Mettnich
Died 26 October 2001(2001-10-26) (aged 82)
Heidelberg
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1937–45
1955–79
Rank Hauptmann (Wehrmacht)
Brigadegeneral (Bundeswehr)
Commands held deputy commander 10. Panzer-Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Johann Condné (9 January 1919 – 26 October 2001) was a highly decorated Hauptmann in the Wehrmacht during World War II and a Brigadegeneral in the Bundeswehr. 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. Johann Condné was captured by British troops in May 1945 and was released in January 1946. Johann Condné joined the Bundeswehr in 1955 and retired in 1979 as a Brigadegeneral.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 131.

Bibliography

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  • 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; Wegmann, Günter (1998). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Teil III: Infanterie Band 4: C–Dow (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2534-8. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Nietrug, Gerd (2004). Die Ritterkreuzträger des Saarlandes 1939 - 1945. Zweibrücken: VDM Nickel. ISBN 3-925480-93-5.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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