Nietsche, Heinrich

Date of birth:
March 6th, 1907 (Marburg/Hesse-Nassau, Germany)
Date of death:
May 9th, 1945 (Leitmeritz/Bohemia, Czechoslowakia)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Heinrich Nietsche served as an officer with the Infanterie-Regiment 105. During the campaign in the West het served as "Kompanieführer" and during the campaign in the Balkans as "Bataillonsführer. Later he also served with his unit in the campaign in the Soviet Union. He ended his career as Kommandeur of the Grenadier-Regiment 105 and comitted suicide on 9th May 1945 near Leitmeritz/Bohemia, Czechoslowakia.

Promotions:
October 1st, 1938: Hauptmann;
July 1st, 1944: Oberstleutnant.

Career:
?: Kompanieführer, Infanterie-Regiment 105;
?: Kommandeur III. Bataillon / Infanterie-Regiment 105;
?: Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 105.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur, III. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 105, 72. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
June 13th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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