Johannes Lutter

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Johannes "Hanns" Lutter
Born 17 December 1912
Düsseldorf
Died 13 March 2004(2004-03-13) (aged 91)
Bückeburg
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service ?–1945
1956–71
Rank Hauptmann (Wehrmacht)
Oberstleutnant (Bundeswehr)
Unit ZG 1
ZG 76
SKG 210
ZG 2
SKG 10
SG 4
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Johannes "Hanns" Lutter (17 December 1912 – 13 March 2004) was a German Luftwaffe ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. During his career Johannes Lutter was credited with 12 aerial victories as well as the destruction of 15 tanks and 30 aircraft on the ground.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 245.
  2. Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 289.

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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