Cord Tietjen

Cord Tietjen

Cord Tietjen
Born (1914-11-10)10 November 1914
Danzig-Langfuhr
Died 18 June 2005(2005-06-18) (aged 90)
Arnsberg
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Luftwaffe
Years of service 1936–45
Rank Hauptmann
Unit Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 1
Fallschirmjäger-Brigade Ramcke
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Cord Hermann Johann Tietjen (10 November 1914 – 18 June 2005) was a highly decorated Hauptmann in the Fallschirmjäger 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. Tietjen was captured in 1942 by British forces and was held until 1947.

Contents

  • Awards and decorations 1
  • References 2
    • Citations 2.1
    • Bibliography 2.2
  • External links 3

Awards and decorations

References

Citations

  1. ^ a b c Thomas & Wegmann 1986, p. 317.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 343.

Bibliography

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  • Kurowski, Franz (1995). Knights of the Wehrmacht Knight's Cross Holders of the Fallschirmjäger. Atglen, PA:  
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag.  
  • Thomas, Franz; Wegmann, Günter (1986). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Teil II: Fallschirmjäger [The Knight's Cross Bearers of the German Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Part II: Paratroopers] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag.  

External links

  • World War 2 Awards.com
  • Das Ritterkreuz.de