Walter Süß

Walter Süß

Walter Süß
Born (1916-12-24)24 December 1916
Died March 1945 (age 28)
Courland Pocket
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1937–45
Rank Oberfeldwebel
Unit Grenadier-Regiment 273

World War II

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

Walter Süß (24 December 1916 – March 1945) was a highly decorated Oberfeldwebel 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. Walter Süß was listed as missing in action as of March 1945 in the Courland Pocket.

Awards and decorations


  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 339.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 80.

External links

  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht
  • Ritterkreuztraeger 1939-1945