Witt, Hermann

Date of birth:
June 28th, 1892 (Altone/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Date of death:
December 10th, 1988 (Lütjenburg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Fregattenkapitän
Unit:
Hafenkommandant Cherbourg
Awarded on:
June 27th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Fregattenkapitän (Commander)
Unit:
Hafenkommandant Cherbourg
Awarded on:
September 24th, 1944
Action:
Awarded the Knight's Cross for the performance of his Kampfgruppe in the battle for Cherbourg in mid-1944.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • - DÖRR, MANFRED, Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehmacht 1939–1945, Biblio Verlag, Osnabrück, 1996.
    - 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

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