Sann, Fritz

Date of birth:
July 29th, 1913 (Kallies/Pommerania, Germany)
Date of death:
May 31st, 1972 (Obernkirchen/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Was after receiving his Knights Cross transferred to become Kommandeur Kriegsmarine Infanterie-Regiment 8.
After the Second World War he served in the Bundeswehr and finally reached the rank of Oberstleutnant. He retired on 30th September 1969.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
4. / Grenadier-Regiment 479
Awarded on:
April 17th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Führer Infanterie-Regiment Riedel / Infanterie-Division Pommernland
Awarded on:
April 14th, 1945
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Bender R.J., Breyette T., Tank Killers, RJ Bender Publications, 2000, ISBN 0-912138-83-1
    - 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
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945