Ansons, Zanis

Date of birth:
December 4th, 1911 (Kandau/Kurland, Lettland)
Date of death:
November 24th, 1968 (Kandau/Kurland, Lettland)
Nationality:
Latvian

Biography

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 27th, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 16th, 1944
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 14th, 1944
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 23rd, 1944
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 23rd, 1944
Nahkampfspange in Bronze
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Waffen-Hauptscharführer der SS
Unit:
3. / SS-Freiwillige-Grenadier-Regiment 14 / 19. SS-Freiwillige-Grenadier-Division (Lettische No. 2) / VI.SS-Freiwillige-Armeekorps / Heeresgruppe Nor
Awarded on:
January 16th, 1945
Details:
Zugführer.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - 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
    - Das Ritterkreuz
    - Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht und Waffen-SS

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