Hermann Seitz

Hermann Seitz

Hermann Seitz
Born (1902-04-19)19 April 1902
Died 20 December 1942(1942-12-20) (aged 40)
Allegiance Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1919–42
Rank Oberst
Commands held Panzergrenadier-Regiment 63

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Hermann Seitz (19 April 1902 – 20 December 1942) was a highly decorated Oberst in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards and decorations


  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 323.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 56.

External links

  • World War 2 Awards.com
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht