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Fritz Petersen

Fritz Petersen
Born 29 November 1909
Münster
Died 1 September 1946(1946-09-01) (aged 36)
St. Mauritz
Allegiance Nazi Germany (to 1945)
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service ?–1945
Rank Oberwachtmeister
Unit Flak-Regiment 4
Battles/wars

World War II

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

Fritz Petersen (29 November 1909 – 1 September 1946) was a highly decorated Oberwachtmeister in the Luftwaffe during World War II, and one of only 882 recipients 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

References

Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 274.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 69.
Bibliography

External links

  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht
  • Ritterkreuztraeger 1939-1945
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