Knight's Cross (WWII)
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuz
The Knights Cross of the Iron Cross was introduced in 1939 as an addition to the Iron Cross family. Like the Iron Cross itself it had the year of its introduction embodied into it.
About 7,318 of these awards were presented to members of all branches of the German armed forces. U-boat men of WWII received 144 of those.
|Carls, Rolf||14 Jun 1940|
|Kpt.||Lange, Werner||28 Oct 1944|
|KrvKpt.||Palmgren, Karl||3 Aug 1941|
|Ruckteschell, Hellmuth von||31 Oct 1940|
|Saalwächter, Alfred||9 May 1940|
|Schrader, Otto von||19 Aug 1943|
|Wunderlich, Friedrich||3 Dec 1942|
7 officers decorated with (Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuz) located.
Note: This listing is still being compiled and some recipients might be missing.