Ancans, Robert

Date of birth:
November 11th, 1919 (Tilza, Latvia)
Date of death:
January 1st, 1982 (New York, United States)
Buried on:
Latvian Memorial Park Cemetery
Latvian (1918-1940, Republic)


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Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 1st, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 27th, 1944
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse


  • Photo 1: Wehrkundearchiv
  • Photo: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
  • - 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
    - Schneider J.W., Their Honor was Loyalty!, R. James Bender Publishing, 1977
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945