PITSCH, Walter  
 
PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Pitsch, Walter
Date of birth: June 13th, 1920 (Saarbrücken/Rhineprovince, Germany)
Nationality:  German
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: SS-Hauptscharführer
Unit: 4. / SS-Flak-Abteilung 1 / 1.SS-Panzer-Division “Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler” / I.SS-Panzer-Korps
Awarded on: May 6th, 1945
Action: 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.
Details: Awarded immediately by Supreme Commander of 6. Panzer-Armee (Dietrich), Southeastern Front. Confirmation is not clear.
 
     
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Picture source:   - Willi Schumacher collection
Information source(s):   - 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
   
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