PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Condné, Johann
Date of birth: January 9th, 1919 (Mettnich/Rhineprovince, Germany)
Date of death:  October 20th, 2001 (Augustinum-Heidelberg/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Originally a panzer commander in Panzer-Regiment 35, 7.Panzer-Division, Condné lost his right arm when his tank was destroyed in the French Campaign in 1940. After a long recuperation he served in Panzer-Ausbildungs (training) Batallion 404 and then various staff positions in Panzer-Regiment 35. In November 1944, during the last ditch fighting for the Reich, he was impressed as Kommandeur, II. / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 6, 7.Panzer-Division.

Johann Condne served with the Bundeswehr from 18th November 1956 until 31st March 1979 and finally reached the rank of Brigadegeneral.
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit: Führer II. / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 6 / 7.Panzer-Division
Awarded on: April 5th, 1945
Action: In January 1945 he led his unit in a counterattack on superior Soviet forces, an action that allowed many wounded to be evacuated.
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
 
 
 
  Provide alterations or additional information
Picture source:   - Russ Nummer
Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
- Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945
This website is an initiative of STIWOT. All rights reserved © 2002-2014. Privacy statement, cookies, disclaimer and copyright.
Other projects of STIWOT are: Go2War2.com, TracesOfWar.com, WO2Actueel.nl, Oorlogsmusea.nl, STIWOT Forum, STIWOT Reizen and Tweede-Wereldoorlog.nl.
Webhosting by Vevida.