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Carl-Ludwig Paul Max Rudolf Blumenthal
Born (1917-12-20)20 December 1917
Died 9 March 1989(1989-03-09) (aged 71)
Place of birth Lüneburg
Place of death Troisdorf
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1937–1945
1956–1974
Rank Hauptmann (Wehrmacht)
Oberstleutnant (Bundeswehr)
Commands held I./Grenadier-Ersatz-Regiment "Großdeutschland"
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Carl-Ludwig Paul Max Rudolf Blumenthal (20 December 1917 – 9 March 1989) was a highly decorated Hauptmann in the Wehrmacht during World War II and an Oberstleutnant 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.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 115.
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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