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alifrafikkhan, Sepp45, Pierce F., Rickert, and Eric JB:

 

Hello gentlemen! Nice updates to topic, thank you for sharing images RK award ceremonies with the Forum. Always a pleasure to see the posts.

 

Best regards,

John

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The Ludwig Cruwell - Gunther Angern KC ceremony photo is mine (2nd in).  I don't know where you got a photo of it without  watermark, but don't appreciate it posted without one. As a matter of fact I am trying to sell this photo, and it's things like this that draw people away from wanting to purchase it.

 

Hi Bill, it's from WAF and it's already without watermark. If you search the name you will find it...

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Hauptmann Walter-Christian Müller (Kommandeur Panzerjäger-Abteilung 389) received flower bouquet and Ritterkreuz as well while he's still recuperatting in hospital, 27 July 1944...

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Major Friedrich "Fritz" Bader received Ritterkreuz in 12 August 1944 as a Kommandeur of Hochgebirgsjäger-Bataillon 3  / LXXV.Armeekorps / Armee Ligurien / Heeresgruppe C. Behind him is another RKT Herbert Hodurek. Maybe someone can identify the general?

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General der Panzertruppe Dietrich von Saucken (left, Kommandierender General XXXIX. Panzer Korps) gives a hearty congratulation to Generalmajor Clemens Betzel (Kommandeur 4. Panzer-Division) for his recent Ritterkreuz awarding which he received in 5 September 1944...

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Ritterkreuz award ceremony for Major Adolf Eilers (Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment Gruppe 184) by Generalleutnant Maximilian "Max" Felzmann (Kommandeur Korps-Abteilung E)...

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Oberst der Reserve Werner Graf von Bassewitz-Levetzow (Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 96 / 32.Infanterie-Division / L.Armeekorps / 18.Armee / Heeresgruppe Nord) in the day he received Ritterkreuz in 17 September 1944 from General der Infanterie Wilhelm Wegener (Kommandierender General L. Armeekorps)...

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Six Ritterkreuzträger from 1. Infanterie-Division. FLTR: Oberfeldwebel Heinrich Hennig, Oberfeldwebel Alfred Matern, Oberfeldwebel Bruno Moysies, Major Wolfgang Sichart von Sichartshofen, Feldwebel Otto Witt, and Unteroffizier Walter Kuhn. The picture was taken after Ritterkreuz award ceremony for Feldwebel Witt in 21 September 1944...

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German high ranking officers at the time of Operation Market Garden, 28 September 1944. FLTR: Generalfeldmarschall Walter Model (Oberbefehlshaber Heeresgruppe B), Generaloberst Kurt Student (Oberbefehlshaber 1. Fallschrimarmee), SS-Obergruppenführer Wilhelm Bittrich (Kommandierender-General II. SS-Panzerkorps), Major Hans-Peter Knaust (Kommandeur Kampfgruppe "Sonnenstuhl" / II.SS-Panzerkorps), and SS-Brigadeführer Heinz Harmel (Kommandeur 10. SS-Panzer-Division "Frundsberg"). In this day Major Knaust also received his Ritterkreuz from GFM Model, which he wears in the briefing...

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Obergefreiter Rudolf Albust on the day he received Ritterkreuz in 19 December 1943 as a Richtschütze in 2.Kompanie / Panzerjäger-Abteilung 129 / 129.Infanterie-Division / IX.Armeekorps / 3.Panzerarmee / Heeresgruppe Mitte...

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Ritterkreuz award ceremony for Hauptmann der Reserve Wilhelm "Willi" Kurz (Kommandeur II.Bataillon/Panzergrenadier-Regiment 125) which held in 20 October 1944. FLTR: Major Ruprecht Heeringer, Generalleutnant Edgar Feuchtinger, Willi Kurz, Oberstleutnant Hans-Ulrich von Luck und Witten, Major Gerhard Scharnhorst, and Major Hans-Joachim Liehr...

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Ritterkreuz award ceremony for Oberfeldwebel Johann Baichl (Zugführer in 5.Kompanie / II.Bataillon / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 33 / 4.Panzer-Division) in 23 October 1944, awarded by Generalmajor Clemens Betzel (Kommandeur 4. Panzer-Division)...

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Ritterkreuz award ceremony for Leutnant Otto Stoy (Führer 3.Batterie / Artillerie-Regiment 171 / 71.Infanterie-Division / LXXXXVII.Armeekorps) in 5 November 1944...

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Ritterkreuz award ceremony of 1. Gebirgs-Division in February 1945. The recipients are Stabsgefreiter Georg "Girgl" Audenrieth (Gruppenführer 3.Kompanie / Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 99) and Major Wilhelm Spindler (Führer Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 99)...

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This is special: Ritterkreuz award ceremony in 12 March 1945 for Leutnant der Reserve Johannes-Matthias "Hanns" Hönscheid... a Kriegsberichter! I never know any other war correspondent who got the RK...

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Unteroffizier Kurt Bade (Zugführer in 4.Kompanie / Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 23 / 23.Panzer-Division / XXIV.Panzerkorps / 6.Armee / Heeresgruppe Süd) on the day he received Ritterkreuz in 26 August 1943...

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Gefreiter Hans Baindner received the  Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes in 24 June 1944 as a MG-Schütze in 11.Kompanie / III.Bataillon / Jäger-Regiment 228 / 101.Jäger-Division / XI.Armeekorps / 1. ungarische Armee / Heeresgruppe Nordukraine. What unique is that he got the EK2 with ribbon instead of RK...

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Obergefreiter Josef Beckmann received the Ritterkreuz in 7 September 1943 as a Stab III.Bataillon/Füsilier-Regiment 39/26.Infanterie-Division...

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Leutnant der Reserve Adrian Baron von Foelkersam after receiving Ritterkreuz in 14 September 1942 as an Adjutant of Stab I.Bataillon / Lehr-Regiment z.b.V. 800 "Brandenburg"...

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Feldwebel der Reserve Paul Both received Ritterkreuz in 23 December 1942 as a Zugführer in 3.Kompanie / Grenadier-Regiment 411 / 122.Infanterie-Division...

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Oberstleutnant Erich LöweKnight's Cross on 4 September 1940 as Hauptmann und Chef 3./Panzer-Abteilung 65

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alifrafikkhan:

 

Hello! There is no stopping you, rapped-fire post of more great images. Thank you for your dedication to the topic.

 

Best regards,

John

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Thank you John.

 

Gefreiter Karl Radermacher on the day he received Ritterkreuz in 4 May 1944 as a Granatwerfertruppführer in 6.Kompanie / Grenadier-Regiment 45 / 21.Infanterie-Division...

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Oberstleutnant Alfred-Hermann Reinhardt (Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 421 / 125.Infanterie-Division) received his Ritterkreuz in 4 December 1941...

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