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Karl-Lothar Schulz

Luftwaffe general
The basics
Occupation Paratrooper
Country Germany
Date of birth Königsberg, East Prussia, Kingdom of Prussia, German Empire
Date of death Sep 26, 1972 Wiesbaden, Darmstadt Government Region, Hesse, Germany
Awards German Cross in Gold, Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords
Authority Library of congress id VIAF id
The details

Karl-Lothar Schulz (30 April 1907 – 26 September 1972) was a German paratroop general of Nazi Germany during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords.


  • Iron Cross (1939) 2nd Class (12 May 1940) & 1st Class (12 May 1940)
  • German Cross in Gold on 26 February 1942 as Major in the III./Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 1
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords
    • Knight' Cross on 24 May 1940 as Hauptmann and commander of the III./Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 1
    • 459th Oak Leaves on 20 April 1944 as Oberst and commander of the Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 1
    • 112th Swords on 18 November 1944 as Oberst and leader of the 1. Fallschirmjäger-Division
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