Josef-August Fitz

Josef-August Fitz

Josef-August Fitz
Born 9 January 1910
Lustenau, Austria-Hungary
Died Did not recognize date. Try slightly modifying the date in the first parameter. (aged 66)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1937–45
Rank Oberstleutnant

World War II

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

Josef-August Fitz (9 January 1910 - 1 January 1977) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant 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. ^ a b Thomas 1997, p. 168.
  2. ^ a b Scherzer 2007, p. 310.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 84.

External links

  • "Josef-August Fitz". Lexikon der Wehrmacht (in German). Retrieved 17 February 2011.