Herbert Fritz

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Dr. Herbert Fritz
Born 27 October 1916
Düsseldorf
Died 11 October 1996(1996-10-11) (aged 79)
Oberammergau
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1937–45
1958–72
Rank Major(Wehrmacht)
Brigadegeneral (Bundeswehr)
Unit Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 13
Commands held Panzergrenadierbrigade 22
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Other work Police officer

Dr. Herbert Fritz (27 October 1916 – 11 October 1996) was a highly decorated Major in the Wehrmacht during World War II and a Brigadegeneral in the Bundeswehr. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations

  1. Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 124.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 157.

Bibliography

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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Military offices
Preceded by
Oberst Gerhard Peiler
Commander of the Panzergrenadierbrigade 22
5 October 1967 – 30 September 1970
Succeeded by
Brigadegeneral Dr. Gert Kohlmann