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Lutz, Johannes

Date of birth:
March 11th, 1920 (Laisacker/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
August 26th, 2005 (Augsburg/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 2nd, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 28th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Second-lieutenant)
Unit:
Zugführer Divisions-Begleit-Kompanie / 116. Panzerdivision "Windhund" / 7.Armee / Heeresgruppe B
Awarded on:
December 9th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
Divisions-Begleit-Kompanie / 116.Panzer-Division
Awarded on:
January 15th, 1945
Details:
Golden awarded by Divisions-Befehl dated 15th January 1945.
Panzervernichtungsabzeichen in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 22nd, 1942
Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 11th, 1941
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 9th, 1944
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 20th, 1942
Medaille

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wilco Vermeer
  • Photo: Wilco Vermeer collection, the Netherlands
  • - Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer, Elite of the Third Reich - The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-45: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, England, 2003
    - Federl, C., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, Germany, 2000
    - Guderian, H. G., From Normandy to the Ruhr – With the 116th Panzer Division in World War II, The Aberjona Press, Bedford, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 2001
    - Divisions-Tagesbefehl verlening Sonderabzeichen für das Niederkämpfen von Panzerkampfwagen durch Einzelkämpfer in gold, Divisions-Tagesbefehl 116.Panzer-Division, dd. 15 januari 1945

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