Dirlewanger Oskar Paul
- Dirlewanger, Oskar-Paul, 1895-1945
- Dirlewanger, Oskar, 1895-1945
- Dirlevanger, Oskar Daulʹ, 1895-1945
- Dirlewanger, Oskar
Obersturmführer (1939), SS-Standartenführer (1944). Joined the Condor Legion in 1937. 1940 founded the special SS battalion "Dirlewanger" made up of criminals. This unit was investigated by a Hauptamt SS court for extreme cruelty and murderous havoc during "partisan combat" in Poland and Belarus. The "Dirlewanger" unit was also active in the suppression of the Warsaw Uprising in 1944.
Who's who in Nazi Germany / R. Wistrich. - London : Routledge, 2002. - p. 43-44 ; Das Personenlexikon zum Dritten Reich / E. Klee. - Frankfurt am Main : S. Fischer, 2003. - p. 113