Georg Ritter

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Georg Ritter (December 22, 1897 in Dachau - October 17, 1941 in Jastrebovka) was a German Major in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was killed in action on October 17, 1941 in Jastrebovka, Soviet Union. After his death, he was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on November 15, 1941.

Awards[change | change source]

  • Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes on November 15th, 1941 as Major and Kommandeur of the II. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 62 , 7. Infanterie-Division, Heer (posthumously)
  • Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse (1914)?
  • Dienstauszeichnungen der NSDAP?
  • Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer

References[change | change source]

  • 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