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Oberfeldwebel Otto Menges (1917-1944), Zugführer in der 6./Fallschirmjäger Regiment 1, Ritterkreuz 09.06.1944

✠ Otto Menges May 1917 - 24 May Killed in action north of Cassino.

Hauptmann Friedrich-August Frhr. von der Heydte (1907-1994), Kommandeur I./Fallschirmjäger Regiment 3, Ritterkreuz 09.07.1941, Eichenlaub (617) 30.09.1944

Hauptmann Friedrich-August Frhr. von der Heydte (1907-1994), Kommandeur I./Fallschirmjäger Regiment 3, Ritterkreuz 09.07.1941, Eichenlaub (617) 30.09.1944

Wolf-Werner Graf von der Schulenburg RK  20.06.1943 Major z.D. Kdr I./Fsch.Jäg.Rgt 1

Wolf-Werner Graf von der Schulenburg RK 20.06.1943 Major z.D. Kdr I./Fsch.Jäg.Rgt 1

Oberleutnant Alfred Genz (1916-2000), Chief 1./Fallschirmjäger-Sturm Regiment 1, Ritterkreuz 14.06.1941

Major (Wehrmacht) Oberst (Bundeswehr) Alfred Genz March 1916 – 23 April Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 14 June 1941 as Oberleutnant and chief of the

Major Rudolf Böhmler (1914-1968), Kommandeur I./Fallschirmjäger Regiment 3, Ritterkreuz 26.03.1944

Major Rudolf Böhmler Kommandeur I.

Oberst i.G Ernst BLAUENSTEINER 16 May 1911 – 18 August 1995) Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 29 October 1944 as Oberstleutnant im Generalstab and chief of the Generalstab II. Fallschirmkorps

Oberst i.G Ernst BLAUENSTEINER 16 May 1911 – 18 August Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 29 October 1944 as Oberstleutnant im Generalstab and chief of the Generalstab II.

Feldwebel Hellmuth-Gustav Görtz (1911-1979), Zugführer in der 3./Fallschirmjäger Regiment 1, Ritterkreuz 24.05.1940, Eichenlaub (kein Nachweis im BA) 30.04.1945

✠ Helmut Görtz August 1911 - 3 May

The name of Crete is for me- the man who conquered it- a bitter memory. I made a wrong decision when I suggested this attack, since not only did it mean the loss of so many paras who were my sons, but also the end of the Fallschirmjäger, which I created myself.” General Student – after the war..

On May his troops failed to take their objective in the Battle for the Hague, in Holland. The Luftwaffe suffered substantial loses. In the Battle for Rotterdam he was shot and almost taken prisoner.

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