Konrad Zeller

Konrad Zeller

Konrad Zeller
Born (1911-09-09)9 September 1911
Schöntal
Died 24 January 1996(1996-01-24) (aged 84)
Stuttgart
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1939–45
Rank Major der Reserves (Wehrmacht)
Oberstleutnant der Reserve (Bundeswehr)
Commands held Grenadier-Regiment 435
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
Other work Insurance Agent

Konrad Zeller (9 September 1911 – 24 January 1996) was a Major der Reserves in the Wehrmacht during World War II, and one of only 882 recipients 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

References

Citations
  1. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 528.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 369.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 71.
Bibliography

External links

  • World War 2 Awards.com
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht
  • Ritterkreuzraeger 1939-1945