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Fritz-Rudolf Schultz

Fritz-Rudolf Schultz
Born (1917-02-19)19 February 1917
Died 2 March 2002(2002-03-02) (aged 85)
Allegiance Nazi Germany (to 1945)
West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1935–38, 1939–45
Rank Major
Commands held Panzer-Regiment 35

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
Great Cross of Merit
Other work Politician

Fritz-Rudolf Schultz (19 February 1917 – 2 March 2002) was a German politician and member of the FDP.

Schultz fought in World War II as a member of the Panzertruppe. He was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves which he received from Heinrich Himmler personally in Trossingen.

After the war he initially worked on his parents vineyard in Gau-Bischofsheim. He became a member of the German Bundestag and elected Ombudsman for the Military (Wehrbeauftragter) on 11 March 1970. He held this office until 19 March 1975.



  1. ^ a b Thomas 1998, p. 297.
  2. ^ Patzwall and Scherzer 2001, p. 428.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2001, p. 392.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2001, p. 91.

External links

  • "Fritz-Rudof Schultz". Lexikon der Wehrmacht (in German). Retrieved 27 November 2012. 
  • "Fritz-Rudof Schultz". Deutscher Bundestag (in German). Retrieved 27 November 2012. 
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