- Second World War (1939-1945)
- 4. / SS-Flak-Abteilung 1 / 1.SS-Panzer-Division “Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler” / I.SS-Panzer-Korps
- Awarded on:
- May 6th, 1945
Pitsch received his Knight’s Cross as commander of a small combat group of SS-Flak-Abteilung 1 of the LSSAH, which distinguished itself during the fighting on the Southeastern front.
Awarded immediately by Supreme Commander of 6. Panzer-Armee (Dietrich), Southeastern Front. Confirmation is not clear.