Georg Rietscher

Georg Rietscher
Born (1918-12-03)3 December 1918
Schweinerden near Kamenz
Died 21 September 1991(1991-09-21) (aged 72)
Radibor
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1940–1945
Rank Leutnant der Reserve
Unit Grenadier-Regiment 513
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Georg Rietscher (3 December 1918 – 21 September 1991) was a highly decorated Leutnant der Reserve in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards and decorations

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External links

  • World War 2 Awards.com
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht


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