Rettberg, Rudolf

Date of birth:
November 25th, 1916 (Bremerhaven/Bremen, Germany)
Date of death:
October 28th, 1981 (Bogotá, Colombia)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Hauptsturmführer (Captain)
Unit:
Chef 5./SS-Panzer-Regiment 9 "Hohenstaufen"
Awarded on:
August 19th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmbannführer (Major)
Unit:
Kommandeur II./SS-Panzer-Regiment 9 "Hohenstaufen"
Awarded on:
May 6th, 1945
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht
    - Tieke, W., In the firestorm of the last years of the war – II SS.–Panzerkorps with the 9. and 10. SS–Divisions "Hohenstaufen" and "Frundsberg", J.J. Fedorowicz Publishing Inc., Winnipeg, Canada, 1999
    - das-Ritterkreuz.de