Wilhelm Antrup

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Wilhelm Antrup
Born 1 February 1910
Died 14 November 1984(1984-11-14) (aged 74)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
 West Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
German Air Force
Years of service 1935–45
1956–68
Rank Oberstleutnant (Wehrmacht)
Brigadegeneral (Bundeswehr)
Commands held Kampfgeschwader 55
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Wilhelm Antrup (1 February 1910 – 14 November 1984) was a German air general.

During the Nazi era, he served in the Luftwaffe and was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. In 1956, joined the post war German Air Force of the new founded Bundeswehr. In 1964, he became commander of the Höhere Technische Schule der Luftwaffe (Higher Technical School of the Luftwaffe), which was reorganized to the Technische Akademie der Luftwaffe (Technical Academy of the Luftwaffe) on June 1, 1966. His rank was Brigadegeneral. Antrup was retired in March 1968.[1]

Awards and decorations[edit]

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Training institutions of the Luftwaffe
  2. ^ a b c Scherzer 2007, p. 193.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 100.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 77.

Bibliography[edit]

  • 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. 
  • Thomas, Franz (1997). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 1: A–K [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 1: A–K] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2299-6. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Oberstleutnant Dr. Ernst Kühl
Commander of Kampfgeschwader 55
8 August 1943 - 1 October 1944
Succeeded by
None