Ditzenbach, Rudolf

Date of birth:
February 9th, 1914 (Reicholzheim/Baden, Germany)
Date of death:
October 10th, 1944 (Josefow, Poland)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
November 9th, 1939: SS-Untersturmführer;
April 20th, 1941: SS-Obersturmführer;
January 30th, 1943: SS-Hauptsturmführer.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Hauptsturmführer (Captain)
Unit:
Führer, III. Bataillon, SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 6 "Theodor Eicke", 3. SS-Panzer-Division "Totenkopf", Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
December 15th, 1944
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 1st, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 30th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 20th, 1942
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber

Sources

  • - Scheibert, Horst. Die Träger der Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und der Waffen-SS/ Die Träger der Ehrentaffelspange der Kriegsmarine/ Die Inhaber des Ehrenpokals für Besondere Leistung im Lukftkrieg. Friedberg, Ger.: Podzun-Pallas Verlag, 1986, ISBN 3-7909-0283-7
    - Axis History Forum via Awardholders / unit
    - Mark C. Yerger, Totenkopf The structure, Development and Personalities of the 3.SS-Pabzer Division, Volume 2, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, England, ISBN 978-1-9107777-99-2