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Conrad Schellong - Kdr Freiw Legion Flandern - Langemarck and KC winner

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Conrad Schellong

Friday, February 29th, 2008

Conrad Schellong

Friday, February 29th, 2008

SS-Obersturmbannführer and Knight Cross winner Conrad Schellong

Wednesday, February 27th, 2008

° 07/02/1910 in Dresden

+ 07/02/1992

KC 28/02/1945 as SS-Obersturmbannführer and Commander of the SS Freiw-Sturmbrig Langemarck.  Later Commander of the 27. SS-Freiw-Strmbrig. Pz grenadierdiv. Langemarck.

His career before the war:

In 1932, he jointed the SA.  In December of that year, he joined the Nazi Party and the SS.  In 1934  he joined the SS Sonderkommando “Sachsen” (SS Special Commando “Sachsen”), a party organization whose members served as guards at the Sachsenburg Concentration Camp.  At the camp, he supervised a platoon of guards, first as a corporal and later as a second lieutenant.  He also served, on a rotating basis, as the security officer for the entire camp.  

In late 1936, he was transferred from Sachsenburg to the Dachau Concentration Camp in Germany.  Between 1936 and 1939, he commanded several units of the SS totenkopfverbaende at Dachau and was promoted to the rank of captain.   In late 1939, the Dachau prisoners were moved to other camps, and he was transferred from Dachau.  He became a member of the Waffen SS, a military organization created in late 1939.  He served in the Waffen SS until the end of World War II. 

Ostubaf.                                   Kdr.Frw.GR.66                            02/1945
Stubaf.                                     Kdr.6.SS-Frw.Sturm Brig.            03/1944
Hstuf.                                        Kdr.Frw.Leg.Flandern                07/1942
Hstuf.                                        Kdr.III./Frw.Leg.Niederl.              05/1942
Hstuf.                                        Chef,9./Inf.Rgt.6                         08/1941
Hstuf.                                        Chef,9./T.I.R.1                            09/1939
 

SS Honour Ring of Conrad Schellong and Bassenge :