Pförtner, Helmut

Date of birth:
April 22nd, 1913 (Beverungen/Westphalia, Germany)
Date of death:
February 28th, 1943 (Arkhangelsk, Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russia)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Untersturmführer (Second-lieutenant)
Unit:
2./SS-Regiment "Germania" / SS-Division "Wiking"
Awarded on:
November 22nd, 1941
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Untersturmführer der Reserve (Second-lieutenant)
Unit:
Zugführer 2. / SS-Regiment "Germania" / SS-Division "Wiking"
Awarded on:
January 18th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht
    - Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer, Elite of the Third Reich - The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-45: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, England, 2003
    - Krätschmer E.G., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Waffen-SS, Nation Europa Verlag, Coburg, 2003
    - Sraßner, P., European Volunteers – The 5. SS-Panzer-Division “Wiking”, J.J. Fedorowicz Publishing Inc., Winnipeg, Canada, 2006
    - Axis Biographical Research
    - das-Ritterkreuz.de