Witt, Helmuth

Date of birth:
February 7th, 1904 (Eddelak/Schleswick-Holstein, Germany)
Date of death:
February 17th, 1991 (Bad Neuenahr/Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
II. / Artillerie-Regiment 104
Awarded on:
December 15th, 1941
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 25th, 1944
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Artillerie-Regiment 134 / 134. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
July 27th, 1944
Action:
Oberst Witt was awarded his Knight’s Cross for actions at Witbesk during the Russian offensive Operation Bagration.

Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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