Ernst Philipp

Ernst Philipp

Ernst-Georg Philipp
Born (1912-10-13)13 October 1912
Died 16 March 2005(2005-03-16) (aged 92)
Allegiance Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1931–45
Rank Oberst (Wehrmacht)
Generalmajor (Bundeswehr)
Commands held Panzer-Regiment 1

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Ernst-Georg Kurt Philipp (13 October 1912 – 16 March 2005) was a highly decorated Oberst in the Wehrmacht during World War II and a Generalmajor in the Bundeswehr. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards and decorations


  1. ^ a b Thomas 1998, p. 152.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 276.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 75.

External links

  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht
  • World War 2