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Ritterkreuz award ceremony for Leutnant Horst Hannig, Flugzeugführer i.d. 6./Jagdgeschwader 54 "Grünherz"

 

General der Flieger Helmuth Förster presents the award.

 

We can see too: Trautloft, Hans Beisswenger, Förster and Hrabak.

 

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Ritterkreuz award ceremony for Leutnant Hans Beisswenger (Flugzeugführer in der 6./ Jagdgeschwader 54). General der Flieger Helmuth Förster presents the award.

 

We can see too: Trautloft, Förster, Hannig and Hrabak.

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Ritterkreuz award ceremony for Oberfeldwebel Erdmann Gabriel (Zugführer in der II./ Panzer-Regiment 35). Oberst Heinrich Eberbach presents the award.

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Award ceremony for the soldiers and officers of SS-Panzergrenadier-Division "Das Reich" after the Third Battle of Kharkov. The Verleihung was held in 20 April 1943 in the vicinity of Kharkov, and the award was given by Divisionskommandeur SS-Gruppenführer und Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS Walter Krüger, helped by his adjutant, SS-Hauptsturmführer Dieter Kesten. The recipients were as follow, from left to right:

 

1. SS-Obersturmbannführer Otto Kumm (Kommandeur SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment "Der Führer")

2. SS-Sturmbannführer Christian Tychsen (Kommandeur II.Abteilung / SS-Panzer-Regiment 2 "Das Reich")

3. SS-Untersturmführer Karl-Heinz Worthmann (Zugführer in 6.Kompanie / SS-Panzer-Regiment 2 "Das Reich")

4. SS-Sturmbannführer Sylvester Stadler (Kommandeur II.Bataillon / SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment "Der Führer")

5. SS-Sturmbannführer Vinzenz Kaiser (Führer III.[gepanzerten]Bataillon / SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 4 "Der Führer")

6. SS-Sturmbannführer Hans Weiß (Kommandeur SS-Panzeraufklärungs-Abteilung 2 "Das Reich")

7. SS-Obersturmführer Karl-Heinz Lorenz (Chef 2.Kompanie / SS-Panzer-regiment 2 "Das Reich")

8. SS-Hauptsturmführer Rudolf Ullmann (Chef 11.Kompanie / SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment "Deutschland")

9. SS-Obersturmführer Helmuth Schreiber (Chef 10.Kompanie / SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment "Deutschland"), and

10. SS-Hauptscharführer Alois Weber (Zugführer in 16.Kompanie / SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment "Deutschland")

 

Kumm to Weiß received the Ritterkreuz, and the rest of them receives the Deutsches Kreuz in Gold (except Boska who received the Ehrenblattspange).

 

 

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Ritterkreuz award ceremony for Oberst Hans de Salengre-Drabbe (Kommandeur des Infanterie-Regiment 457).

 

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Ritterkreuz award ceremony for Leutnant Karl-Ludwig Johannsen (Bordfunker in der IV./ Nachtjagdgeschwader 6).

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Ritterkreuz award ceremony for Leutnant Fritz Kercher (Zugfüher in der 1. Kompanie/ Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 5/ 5. Jäger-División). Generalleutnant Hellmuth Thumm presents the award.

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Ritterkreuz award ceremony for Leutnant Fritz Kercher (Zugfüher in der 1. Kompanie/ Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 5/ 5. Jäger-División). Generalleutnant Hellmuth Thumm presents the award.

 

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Ritterkreuz award ceremony for Leutnant d. R. Anton Korol, Staffelführer 10.(Pz)/Schlachtgeschwader 2 "Immelmann"

 

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One more.

 

 

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Ritterkreuz award ceremony for Hauptmann Gerhart Nemnich (Kommandeur der Panzer-Pionier-Bataillon 19). Generalleutnant Gustav Schmidt presents the award.

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Ritterkreuz award ceremony for Feldwebel Karl Huber (Stosstruppführer in der Aufklärungs-Abteilung 20 (mot)). Generalleutnant Mauritz von Wiktorin presents the award.

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Ritterkreuz award ceremony for Major Klaus-Wilhelm Nocken (Gruppenkommandeur III.Gruppe / Kampfgeschwader 26) that was held in 29 October 1943.

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Ritterkreuz award ceremony for Rittmeister Erich Schroedter (Kommandeur der Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung "GD"). Oberst Karl Lorenz presents the award.

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Ritterkreuz award ceremony for Oberleutnant Max Diepold (Staffelkapitän 10. (Pz.) Stukageschwader 77) and Feldwebel Horst Görtler (Flugzeugführer im Stab/ Stukageschwader 77). General der Flieger Hans Seidemann presents the award.

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Ritterkreuz award ceremony for Hauptmann Adelbert Schulz (Chef 1./ Panzer-Regiment 25). Generalmajor Erwin Rommel presents the award.

 

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Awarding of Leutnant Rudolf Schütze, Flugzeugführer i.d. Wettererkundungsstaffel 5. GenObst Hans-Jurgen Stumpff presents the award.

 

 

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Five Ritterkreuzträger from 97. Jäger-Division posed together after the Ritterkreuz award ceremony for Oberleutnant Paul Jacob that was held in 10 March 1943. FLTR: Oberleutnant der Reserve Hans Pfeiffer (Chef 2.Kompanie / Pionier-Bataillon 97. Ritterkreuz 26 January 1942), Major Friedrich Höhne (Kommandeur III.Bataillon / Jäger-Regiment 204. Ritterkreuz 3 May 1942 and Eichenlaub 8 June 1943), Generalleutnant Ernst Rupp (Kommandeur 97. Jäger-Division. Ritterkreuz 7 March 1943), Oberst Friedrich-Wilhelm Otte (Kommandeur Jäger-Regiment 207. Ritterkreuz 13 November 1942), and Oberleutnant Paul Jacob (stellvertreter Führer I.Bataillon / Jäger-Regiment 204).

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Ritterkreuz award ceremony for SS-Obersturmführer Gerhard "Gerd" Pleiss (Chef 1.Kompanie / I.Bataillon / Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler [motorisiert]) that was held in 20 April 1941 after the conclusion of Unternehmen Marita. FLTR: Pleiss, SS-Obergruppenführer und General der Waffen-SS Josef "Sepp" Dietrich (Kommandeur Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler [motorisiert]) and SS-Sturmbannführer Fritz Witt (Kommandeur I.Bataillon / Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler [motorisiert]).

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Ritterkreuz award ceremony for Oberleutnant Heinz-Otto Fabian (Führer des III./ Grenadier-Regiment 534/ 384. Infanterie-Division). Generalleutnant Eccard Freiherr von Gablenz presents the award.

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