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Carl-Ludwig Blumenthal

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

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


  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.

External links

  • World War 2
  • Ritterkreuztraeger 1939–1945

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