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Todt, Fritz

Date of birth:
September 4th, 1891 (Pforzheim/Baden, Germany)
Date of death:
February 8th, 1942 (Rastenburg/East Prussia, Germany)
Buried on:
Invalidenfriedhof (Invalids' Cemetery)
Plot: C. 
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Fritz Todt became a member of the NSDAP in 1933 and was the Generalinspekteur für das deutsche Straßenwesen from July 5th 1933. In May 1938 he became the Leiter der Organisation Todt and on March 17th 1940 he became the Reichsminister für Bewaffnung und Munition. Fritz Todt was killed in a plane crash on February 8th 1942.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1938
Deutsche Nationalpreis für Kunst und Wissenschaft
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Reichsminister (Minister of the Empire)
Unit:
Reichsminister für Bewaffnung und Munition
Awarded on:
February 12th, 1942
Details:
1st Award: Awarded Posthumous
Deutscher Orden des Großdeutschen Reiches
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
With oak leave
Goldenes Hitlerjugend Ehrenabzeichen
Dienstauszeichnung der NSDAP 10 Jahre
Dienstauszeichnung der NSDAP 15 Jahre

Sources

  • Photo: STIWOT
  • - Lumsden R., Medals and Decorations of Hitler's Germany, Airlife, Shrewsbury, 2001
    - Thies A., 25. Auktion, Auktionshaus Andreas Thies, Sammlungsgegenstände des 20. Jahrhunderts , Russische Orden und Ehrenzeichen, Militaria, Historische Sammlungsgegenstände, Orden und Ehrenzeichen, 10. Dezember 2004