WIETERSHEIM, von, Wend  
 
PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Wietersheim, von, Wend
Date of birth: April 18th, 1900 (Neuland/Kreis Löwenberg/Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:  September 19th, 1975 (Bad Honnef/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:  German
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 2ER KLASSE 1914
Rank: Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit: Adjutant Stab 3.Panzer-Division
Awarded on: October 1st, 1939
Details: Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on 5th April 1919.
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Rank: Major
Unit: Kommandeur Kradschützen-Bataillon 1 / 1.Panzer-Division
Awarded on: May 20th, 1940
 
     
KRIEGSORDEN DES DEUTSCHEN KREUZES IN GOLD
Rank: Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit: Kommandeur Kradschützen-Bataillon 1 / 1.Panzer-Division
Awarded on: December 24th, 1941
Details: Award 40/7.
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Oberstleutnant (Luitenant-kolonel)
Unit: Kommandeur Schützen-Regiment 113 / 1.Panzer-Division / XXXXI.Armee-Korps / 4.Panzer-Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on: February 10th, 1942
Details: 854th Award.
 
     
RITTERKREUZ MIT EICHENLAUB
Rank: Oberst (Kolonel)
Unit: Kommandeur Panzergrenadier-Regiment 113 / 1.Panzer-Division / 9.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on: January 12th, 1943
Details: 176th Award.
 
     
WEHRMACHTBERICHT
Awarded on: December 24th, 1943
 
     
RITTERKREUZ MIT EICHENLAUB UND SCHWERTERN
Rank: Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit: Kommandeur 11.Panzer-Division
Awarded on: March 26th, 1944
Details: 58th Award.
 
     
WEHRMACHTBERICHT
Awarded on: September 4th, 1944
 
     
WEHRMACHTBERICHT
Awarded on: December 24th, 1944
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Willi Schumacher Collection
Information source(s):   - 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
- Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
- Ritterkreuztraeger-1939-45.de
- lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de
- das-ritterkreuz.de
   
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