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|Gerhard Fritz Franz Feyerabend|
|Born||29 April 1898
|Died||6 November 1965
|Allegiance|| German Empire (to 1918)
Weimar Republic (to 1933)
|Years of service||1916–1945|
|Commands held||87. Infanterie-Division
|Awards||Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross|
Gerhard Fritz Franz Feyerabend (29 April 1898 – 6 November 1965) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several divisions. 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. Gerhard Feyerabend was captured by Soviet troops in 1945, and was held until 1947.
Gerhard Feyerabend married Erna Reschke (born 16 June 1901) in Bratricken on 18 July 1924. Together the couple had a daughter Marie-Louise born on 9 May 1935. His wife and his ten year old daughter were both killed by the advancing Red Army on 30 January 1945 during the occupation of East Prussia.
Awards and decorations
- Military Merit Order, 4th class with Swords (Bavaria)
- Military Merit Cross, 3rd class with War Decoration (Austria-Hungary)
- Iron Cross (1914)
- 2nd Class (8 November 1916)
- 1st Class (27 March 1924)
- Wound Badge (1914)
- in Black
- Honour Cross of the World War 1914/1918 (18 January 1935)
- Sudetenland Medal
- Iron Cross (1939)
- 2nd Class (24 September 1939)
- 1st Class (9 November 1939)
- Eastern Front Medal (14 July 1942)
- German Cross in Gold (30 January 1943)
- Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 5 April 1945 as Generalleutnant and commander of 11. Infanterie-Division 
- Ärmelband Courland
- Sports Badge in Bronze (September 1920)
- Service award, 2nd class Power (2 October 1936)
- This article incorporates information from the revision as of 26 October 2010 of the equivalent article on the German Wikipedia.
- Fellgiebel 2000, p. 150.
- Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtsteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6.
- Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II [The German Cross 1941 – 1945 History and Recipients Volume 2] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8.
- 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 [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.
- World War 2 Awards.com
- Gerhard Feyerabend @ Axis Biographical Research at the Wayback Machine (archived November 16, 2010)
Generalleutnant Mauritz Freiherr von Strachwitz
|Commander of 87. Infanterie-Division
August 1944 – September 1944
Generalmajor Helmuth Walter
Generalleutnant Hellmuth Reymann
|Commander of 11. Infanterie-Division
18 November 1944 – 10 May 1945