Lützow, Freiherr von, Kurt Jürgen

Date of birth:
August 7th, 1892 (Marienwerder/Western Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:
July 20th, 1961 (Hanover/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 14th, 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on September 29th 1914.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 13th, 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on March 16th 1916.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 89 / 12.Infanterie-Division / II.Armee-Korps / 4.Armee / Heeresgruppe B
Awarded on:
August 15th, 1940
Details:
186th Award
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 89 / 12. Infanterie-Division / II.Armee-Korps / 16.Armee / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
October 21st, 1941
Details:
37th Award
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wilco Vermeer
  • Photo: Wilco Vermeer
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
    - 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
    - Verleihungsurkunde Ritterkreuz dd. 15 augustus 1940

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