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Friedrich Kittel

Dipl.-Ing. Friedrich Kittel
Born 19 December 1896
Gerolzhofen
Died 24 March 1973(1973-03-24) (aged 76)
Ansbach
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1915–1945
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 62. Volksgrenadier-Division
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Dipl.-Ing. Friedrich Kittel[Notes 1] (19 December 1896 – 24 March 1973) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Friedrich Kittel was captured by American troops in May 1945 and was released in 1947.

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  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht
  • World War 2 Awards.com
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