Paul Fenn

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Dr. rer. pol. Paul Fenn
Born (1891-10-26)26 October 1891
Zeven
Died 10 November 1976(1976-11-10) (aged 85)
Kiel
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Flag of the German Empire.svg Imperial German Army
 Kriegsmarine
Years of service 1914–18
1936–45
Rank Kapitän zur See (MA)
Commands held Marine-Flak-Regiment 9
1. Marine-Flak-Brigade
Battles/wars World War I
World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Dr. rer. pol. Paul Fenn[Notes 1] (26 October 1891 – 10 November 1976) was a highly decorated Kapitän zur See (MA) in the Kriegsmarine during World War II. 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.

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  1. ^ In German a Doctorate of political economy is abbreviated as Dr. rer. pol. (Doctor rerum politicarum).

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n Dörr 1996, p. 410.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 150.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Dörr, Manfred (1996). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Überwasserstreitkräfte der Kriegsmarine—Band 2: L–Z [The Knight's Cross Bearers of the Surface Forces of the Navy—Volume 2: L–Z] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2497-6. 
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). 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. 
  • 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. 

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