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- Date of birth:
- June 24th, 1911 (Glaubitz/Saxony, Germany)
- Date of death:
- April 15th, 1942 (Mihalkino at the Lovat, Soviet Union)
- German (1933-1945, German Reich)
Dietrich Steinhardt was killed in action on April 15th, 1942. At that moment he served as Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 51 with the rank of Hauptmann. He was posthumously promoted to Major.
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- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
- Chef 2. / Infanterie-Regiment 51 (motorisiert)
- Awarded on:
- October 27th, 1939
- - FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- PATZWALL, K. & SCHERZER, V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001.