Rettlinger, Karl

Date of birth:
February 8th, 1913 (Gunzenhausen/Mittelfranken, Germany)
Date of death:
June 14th, 1990 (Gunzenhausen/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

SS-Nr.: 21 755. Finally reached the rank of SS-Sturmbannführer.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Hauptsturmführer
Unit:
3. / Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung LSSAH
Awarded on:
March 28th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Hauptsturmführer
Unit:
Chef 3. / SS-Sturmgeschütz-Abteiluing 1 "LSSAH"
Awarded on:
December 20th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Spange zur Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938

Sources

  • Photo 1: Norbert Beyerlein
  • Photo: Beyerlein-Sammlung
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X