Vetter, Johann

Date of birth:
June 27th, 1924 (Stockarn / Neunburg, Germany)
Date of death:
June 4th, 1944 (Rome, Italy)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Obergefreiter
Unit:
14.(PzJg)/GrenRgt 147
Action:
On 29-31.05.1944 Vetter's anti-tank company destroyed a total of 33 allied tanks during its fighting in Italy. Vetter himself accounted for 14 of these with his anti-tank gun, and for this was awarded the Knight's Cross.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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