Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist

Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist

Born: August 8, 1881

Died: November 13, 1954

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Biography: Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist was a leading German field marshal during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves and Swords was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.