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Lutze, Viktor

    Date of birth:
    December 28th, 1890 (Bevergern/Westphalia, Germany)
    Date of death:
    May 3rd, 1943 (Potsdam, Germany)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

    Biography

    Viktor Lutze was a member of the NSDAP since 1922 and of the Reichstag (German parliament) since 1930. In 1933 he became SA-Obergruppenführer and was the Oberpräsident (governor) of the Province Hannover until 1941. He was killed in a car accident in Potsdam.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SA-Stabchef
    Awarded on:
    May 7th, 1943

    4th Award, posthumous awarded
    Deutscher Orden des Großdeutschen Reiches
    Dienstauszeichnung der NSDAP 10 Jahre
    Dienstauszeichnung der NSDAP 15 Jahre
    Nürnberger Parteitagsabzeichen 1929
    Ehrenwinkel der Alten Kämpfer

    Sources

    • Photo 1: Wilco Vermeer
    • Photo: Wilco Vermeer
    • - Lumsden R., Medals and Decorations of Hitler's Germany, Airlife, Shrewsbury, 2001
      - Taddey G., Lexikon der deutschen Geschichte. Ereignisse – Institutionen – Personen. Von den Anfängen bis zur Kapitulation 1945, Kröner-Verlag, Stuttgart, 1998
      - Wikipedia Deutsch

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