Fritz Fullriede

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Fritz Fullriede
Fritz Fullriede.jpg
Born 4 January 1895
Bremen
Died 3 November 1969 (1969-11-04) (aged 74)
Bad Oldesloe
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1914–45
Rank Generalmajor
Battles/wars

World War I


World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Fritz Fullriede (4 January 1895 – 3 November 1969) was a German officer and war criminal during World War II. Fullriede fought in the German invasion of Poland, on the Eastern Front, in the Afrika Korps and the Italian Campaign. The last commander of Festung Kolberg, Fullriede received the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves in 1945. After the war, Fullriede was tried and convicted for war crimes. He was sentenced for 12 years, and was released having served four.

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  1. ^ a b c d e Wegmann 2010, p. 306.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 189.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 100.

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  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [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. 
  • Wegmann, Günter (2010). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Teil III: Infanterie Band 7: Fl–Fu [The Knight's Cross Bearers of the German Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Part III: Infantry Volume 7: Fl–Fu] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2380-1.