List of Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipients (Schu–Sz)

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The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes) and its variants were the highest awards in the military of the Third Reich during World War II. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded for a wide range of reasons and across all ranks, from a senior commander for skilled leadership of his troops in battle to a low-ranking soldier for a single act of extreme gallantry.[1] A total of 7,321 awards were made between its first presentation on 30 September 1939 and its last bestowal on 17 June 1945.[Note 1] This number is based on the analysis and acceptance of the order commission of the Association of Knight's Cross Recipients (AKCR). Presentations were made to members of the three military branches of the Wehrmacht—the Heer (Army), Kriegsmarine (Navy) and Luftwaffe (Air Force)—as well as the Waffen-SS, the Reichsarbeitsdienst (RAD—Reich Labour Service) and the Volkssturm (German national militia). There were also 43 recipients in the military forces of allies of the Third Reich.[3]

These recipients are listed in the 1986 edition of Walther-Peer Fellgiebel's book, Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller WehrmachtsteileThe Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches. Fellgiebel was the former chairman and head of the order commission of the AKCR. In 1996 a second edition of this book was published with an addendum delisting 11 of these original recipients. Author and historian Veit Scherzer has cast doubt on a further 193 of these listings. The majority of the disputed recipients had received the award in 1945, when the deteriorating situation of the Third Reich during the final days of World War II left a number of nominations incomplete and pending in various stages of the approval process.[4] Scherzer wrote his book in cooperation with the German Federal Archives. The book was chosen by Prof. Dr. Franz W. Seidler for the library of the Bundeswehr University Munich and Deutsche Dienststelle (WASt) and is considered an accepted reference there.[5][6] For many years Fellgiebel's book was considered the main reference work on this topic, and it has now been succeeded by Scherzer's work.

Listed here are the 603 recipients whose last name is in the range "Schu–Sz".[7] Author and historian Veit Scherzer has challenged the validity of 14 of these listings.[8] This is the second of two lists of all 1,060 Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipients whose last names start with "S". The remaining recipients whose last name starts with "Sa–Schr" are listed at List of Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipients (Sa–Schr).[9] The recipients are ordered alphabetically by last name. The rank listed is the recipient's rank at the time the Knight's Cross was awarded.

Background[edit]

The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grades were based on four separate enactments. The first enactment, Reichsgesetzblatt I S. 1573 of 1 September 1939 instituted the Iron Cross (Eisernes Kreuz), the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and the Grand Cross of the Iron Cross (Großkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes). Article 2 of the enactment mandated that the award of a higher class be preceded by the award of all preceding classes.[10] As the war progressed, some of the recipients of the Knight's Cross distinguished themselves further and a higher grade, the Oak Leaves to the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, was instituted. The Oak Leaves, as they were commonly referred to, were based on the enactment Reichsgesetzblatt I S. 849 of 3 June 1940.[11] In 1941, two higher grades of the Knight's Cross were instituted. The enactment Reichsgesetzblatt I S. 613 of 28 September 1941 introduced the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords (Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern) and the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds (Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes mit Eichenlaub, Schwertern und Brillanten).[12] At the end of 1944 the final grade, the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Golden Oak Leaves, Swords, and Diamonds (Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes mit goldenem Eichenlaub, Schwertern und Brillanten), based on the enactment Reichsgesetzblatt 1945 I S. 11 of 29 December 1944, became the final variant of the Knight's Cross authorized.[13]

Recipients[edit]

Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (Schu–Sz)
Service   Number of presentations Posthumous presentations
Heer (incl. Volkssturm)
384
34
Kriegsmarine
21
1
Luftwaffe
158
16
Waffen-SS (incl. Allgemeine-SS)
40
1

The Oberkommando der Wehrmacht (Supreme Command of the Armed Forces) kept separate Knight's Cross lists, one for each of the three military branches, Heer (Army), Kriegsmarine (Navy), Luftwaffe (Air Force) and for the Waffen-SS. Within each of these lists a unique sequential number was assigned to each recipient. The same numbering paradigm was applied to the higher grades of the Knight's Cross, one list per grade.[14] Of the 603 awards made to servicemen whose last name is in the range "Schu–Sz", 68 were later awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, ten the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords and two the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds; 52 presentations were made posthumously. Heer members, including the Volkssturm, received 384 of the medals; 21 went to the Kriegsmarine, 158 to the Luftwaffe, and 40 to the Waffen-SS and Allgemeine SS.[7] The sequential numbers greater than 843 for the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and 143 for the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords are unofficial and were assigned by the Association of Knight's Cross Recipients (AKCR) and are therefore denoted in parentheses.[15]

      This along with the + (plus) indicates that a higher grade of Knight's Cross was awarded as well.
      This along with the * (asterisk) indicates that the Knight's Cross was awarded posthumously.
      This along with the ? (question mark) indicates that historian Veit Scherzer has expressed doubt regarding the veracity and formal correctness of the listing.

Name Service Rank Role and unit[Note 2] Date of award Notes Image
Schubach, JoachimJoachim Schubach Waffen-SS 15-WSS-Sturmbannführer[16] Commander of the II./SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment "Totenkopf"[17][Note 3] 3 April 1943[16]
Schubert?[Note 4] Heer 03-HGefreiter[19] In the fortress Glogau[19] 9 May 1945[19]
Schubert, AlbrechtAlbrecht Schubert Heer 20-HGeneral der Infanterie[16] Commanding general of the XXIII. Armeekorps[20][16] 17 September 1941[16]
Schubert, Carl-HeinzCarl-Heinz Schubert Heer 12-HLeutnant[16] Leader of the 9./Panzer-Artillerie-Regiment 2[20][16] 18 April 1943[16]
Schubert, GüntherGünther Schubert Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[16] Commander of the I./Infanterie-Regiment 49[20][16] 5 June 1940[16]
Schubert, GustavGustav Schubert+ Luftwaffe 10-LOberfeldwebel[16] Pilot in the 8./Sturzkampfgeschwader 1[20][Note 5] 22 May 1943[16] Awarded 629th Oak Leaves 24 October 1944[16]
Schubert, Paul-GeorgPaul-Georg Schubert Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[16] Platoon leader in the 3./Pionier-Bataillon 3 (motorized)[20][16] 2 March 1944[16]
Schuck, JosefJosef Schuck Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[16] Leader of the 3./Grenadier-Regiment 351[20][16] 4 June 1944[16]
Schuck, WalterWalter Schuck+ Luftwaffe 10-LOberfeldwebel[16] Pilot in the 7./Jagdgeschwader 5[20][16] 8 April 1944[16] Awarded 616th Oak Leaves 30 September 1944[16]
Schuebel, HelmutHelmut Schübel Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[16] Staffelkapitän of the 10.(Panzer)/Schlachtgeschwader 2 "Immelmann"[20][Note 6] 18 November 1944[16]
Schueler, HansHans Schüler Heer 15-HMajor[16] Commander of Infanterie-Regiment 633[20][16] 5 August 1940[16]
Schueler, HeinrichHeinrich Schüler+ Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[21] Leader of the II./Infanterie-Regiment 525[20][21] 18 September 1942[21] Awarded 218th Oak Leaves 2 April 1943[21]
Schueler, HerbertHerbert Schüler Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[21] Platoon leader in the 9./Grenadier-Regiment 697[20][21] 12 August 1944[21]
Schuelke, WilliWilli Schülke+ Heer 13-HOberleutnant[21] Leader of the III./Ski-Jäger-Regiment 1[20][21] 28 October 1944[21] Awarded 740th Oak Leaves 16 February 1945[21]
Schuemers, KarlKarl Schümers Waffen-SS 15-WSS-Sturmbannführer and Major of the Schupo[21] Commander of the II./SS-Polizei-Schützen-Regiment 1[20][21] 30 September 1942[21]
Schuenemann, OttoOtto Schünemann+ Heer 17-HOberst[21] Commander of Infanterie-Regiment 184[20][21] 20 December 1941[21] Awarded 339th Oak Leaves 28 November 1943[21]
Schuermann, PaulDipl.-Ing. Paul Schürmann Heer 18-HGeneralmajor[21] Commander of the 25. Panzergrenadier-Division[20][21] 2 September 1944[21]
Schuermeyer, FritzFritz Schürmeyer Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[21] Staffelkapitän of the 3.(F)/Aufklärungs-Gruppe des OB der Luftwaffe[20][Note 7] 1 October 1940[21]
Schuessler, JosefJosef Schüßler Heer 09-HFeldwebel[21] Platoon leader in the 5./Grenadier-Regiment 106[20][21] 14 June 1943[21]
Schuett, ChristianChristian Schuett Luftwaffe 10-LOberfeldwebel[21] Pilot in the 1./Schlachtgeschwader 77[21][22] 18 November 1944[21]
Schuett, FritzFritz Schütt Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[21] Leader of the II./Grenadier-Regiment 502[21][22] 26 March 1943[21]
Schuett, KurtKurt Schütt Heer 15-HMajor[21] Commander of Feld-Ersatz-Bataillon 299[21][22] 14 February 1945[21]
Schuette, LudwigLudwig Schütte Heer 15-HMajor[23] Commander of Divisions-Füsilier-Bataillon 131[22][23] 23 February 1944[23]
Schuetten, WilhelmWilhelm Schütten Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[23] Platoon leader in the 3./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 4[22][23] 4 June 1944[23]
Schuetz, ErwinErwin Schütz?[Note 8] Heer 14-HHauptmann[24] Commander of the II./Grenadier-Regiment 1127[24] 9 May 1945[24]
Schuetz, Harald vonHarald von Schütz Heer 15-HMajor[23] Commander of Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 7[22][23] 5 April 1945*[23] Killed in action 1 April 1945[22]
Schuetz, HermannHermann Schütz Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[23] Leader of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 273[22][23] 21 April 1944[23]
Schuetze, RudolfRudolf Schütze Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[23] Pilot in the Wettererkundungsstaffel 5[22][23] 14 March 1943[23]
Schuetze, ViktorViktor Schütze+ Kriegsmarine 15-MKorvettenkapitän[23] Commander of U-103[22][23] 11 December 1940[23] Awarded 23rd Oak Leaves 14 July 1941[23]
Schug, OttoOtto Schug Heer 06-HUnteroffizier[23] Group leader of the 2./Pionier-Bataillon 235[22][23] 3 November 1944*[23] Died of wounds 19 September 1944[23]
Schuhart, OttoOtto Schuhart Kriegsmarine 14-MKapitänleutnant[23] Commander of U-29[22][23] 16 May 1940[23]
Schuhmacher, LeoLeo Schuhmacher Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[23] Pilot in the II./Jagdgeschwader 1[23][24] 1 March 1945[23]
Schuldt, HinrichHinrich Schuldt+ Waffen-SS 16-WSS-Obersturmbannführer[23] Commander of SS-Totenkopf-Regiment 4[24][Note 9] 5 April 1942[23] Awarded 220th Oak Leaves 2 April 1943
56th Swords 25 March 1944[23]
Schulenburg, Wolf-Werner Graf von derWolf-Werner Graf von der Schulenburg Luftwaffe 15-LMajor[23] Commander of the I./Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 1[22][23] 20 June 1943[23]
Schuler, EmilEmil Schuler Heer 17-HOberst[25] Commander of Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 218[22][25] 9 December 1944[25]
Schuller, SebastianSebastian Schuller Heer 06-HUnteroffizier[25] Gun leader in the 1./Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 10 (motorized)[22][Note 10] 31 July 1943[25]
Schulte, ErnstErnst Schulte Luftwaffe 04-LObergefreiter[25] Gun leader in the 1./Flak-Regiment 14 (motorized)[22][Note 11] 23 January 1942*[25] Died of wounds 17 April 1942[22]
Schulte, FranzFranz Schulte Luftwaffe 09-LFeldwebel[25] Pilot in the 6./Jagdgeschwader 77[22][25] 24 September 1942[25]
Schulte, HelmuthHelmuth Schulte Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[25] Gruppenkommandeur of the II./Nachtjagdgeschwader 6[22][25] 17 April 1945[25]
Schulte, HubertHubert Schulte Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[25] Leader of the I./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 1 Führer-Grenadier-Division[22][Note 12] 30 April 1945[25]
Schulte-Heuthaus, HermannHermann Schulte-Heuthaus Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[25] Commander of Kradschützen-Bataillon 25[22][25] 23 January 1942[25]
Schultz, ErichErich Schultz Heer 14-HHauptmann[25] Leader of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 94[22][25] 22 January 1944[25]
Schultz, Fritz-RudolfFritz-Rudolf Schultz+ Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[25] Commander of the I./Panzer-Regiment 35[25][26] 21 April 1944[25] Awarded 636th Oak Leaves 28 October 1944[25]
Schultz, HaraldHarald Schultz Heer 18-HGeneralmajor[25] Commander of the 24. Infanterie-Division[25][26] 5 April 1945[25]
Schultz, OttoOtto Schultz Luftwaffe 10-LOberfeldwebel[25] Pilot in the 4./Jagdgeschwader 51 "Mölders"[25][26] 14 March 1943[25]
Schultz, PaulPaul Schultz+ Heer 17-HOberst[27] Commander of Infanterie-Regiment 308[26][27] 3 September 1942[27] Awarded 284th Oak Leaves 26 August 1943[27]
Schultz, WilliWilli Schultz Luftwaffe 09-LFeldwebel[27] Pilot in the 6./Kampfgeschwader 30[26][27] 19 June 1940[27]
Schultze, Heinz-OttoHeinz-Otto Schultze Kriegsmarine 14-MKapitänleutnant[27] Commander of U-432[26][27] 9 July 1942[27]
A smiling man wearing a peaked cap and dark military uniform with an Iron Cross displayed at the front of his uniform collar.
Schultze, HerbertHerbert Schultze+ Kriegsmarine 14-MKapitänleutnant[27] Commander of U-48[26][27] 1 March 1940[27] Awarded 15th Oak Leaves 12 June 1941[27] The head and shoulders of a young man, shown in semi-profile. He wears a greatcoat and his Iron Cross is visible at the front of his shirt collar. He wears a determined expression.
Schulz, AdelbertAdelbert Schulz+ Heer 14-HHauptmann[27] Chief of the 1./Panzer-Regiment 25[26][27] 29 September 1940[27] Awarded 47th Oak Leaves 31 December 1941
33rd Swords 6 August 1943
9th Diamonds 14 December 1943[27]
The head and shoulders of an elderly man, shown in partial profile. He wears a field cap and a military uniform and an Iron Cross displayed at the front of his camouflage shirt collar.
Schulz, ArturArtur Schulz Heer 15-HMajor[27] Commander of the I./Infanterie-Regiment 233[26][27] 7 August 1942[27]
Schulz, Bruno-RichardBruno-Richard Schulz Luftwaffe 10-LOberfeldwebel[27] Pilot in the 4./Schlachtgeschwader 77[26][Note 13] 29 October 1944*[27] Killed in action 25 August 1944[26]
Schulz, Dr. ErichDr. Erich Schulz Heer 15-HMajor of the Reserves[27] Commander of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 6[26][27] 10 September 1944[27]
Schulz, FriedrichFriedrich Schulz+ Heer 17-HOberst im Generalstab (in the General Staff)[27] Chief of the General Staff of the XXXXIII. Armeekorps[26][27] 29 March 1942[27] Awarded 428th Oak Leaves 20 March 1944
135th Swords 26 February 1945[27]
Schulz, FriedrichFriedrich Schulz Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[27] Platoon leader in Feld-Ersatz-Bataillon 361[26][27] 9 June 1944[27]
Schulz, Hans-OttoHans-Otto Schulz Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[28] Chief of the 4./leichte Flak-Abteilung 753[26][Note 14] 9 January 1945[28]
Schulz, HeinrichHeinrich Schulz[Note 15] Heer 03-HGefreiter[25] Flammenwerferschütze (flame thrower) in the 3./Pionier-Bataillon 161[25][26] 18 October 1941[25]
Schulz, HelmutHelmut Schulz Heer 12-HLeutnant[28] Leader of the 5./Grenadier-Regiment 96[26][28] 20 October 1944[28]
Schulz, JohannesJohannes Schulz Heer 15-HMajor[28] Commander of the I./Infanterie-Regiment 49[26][28] 6 October 1941[28]
Schulz, Dr. phil. JohannesDr. phil. Johannes Schulz Heer 17-HOberst[28] Commander of Panzergrenadier-Regiment 10[26][28] 19 September 1943[28]
Schulz, KarlKarl Schulz Heer 15-HMajor of the Reserves[28] Commander of the I./Infanterie-Regiment 699[26][28] 18 September 1942[28]
Schulz, KarlKarl Schulz Kriegsmarine 13-MOberleutnant zur See of the Reserves[28] Group leader and commander of Vorpostenboot VP-1509 in the 15. Vorpostenflottille[26][28] 26 August 1944[28]
Schulz, Karl-HeinrichKarl-Heinrich Schulz Luftwaffe 18-LGeneralmajor[28] Chief of the Generalstab Luftflotte 4[26][28] 9 June 1944[28]
Schulz, Karl-LotharKarl-Lothar Schulz+ Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[28] Commander of the III./Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 1[28][29] 24 May 1940[28] Awarded 459th Oak Leaves 20 April 1944
112th Swords 18 November 1944[28]
A man wearing a military uniform with an Iron Cross displayed at the front of his uniform collar.
Schulz, LudwigLudwig Schulz+ Luftwaffe 15-LMajor[28] Gruppenkommandeur of the I./Kampfgeschwader 76[28][29] 16 August 1940[28] Awarded 747th Oak Leaves 19 February 1945[28]
Schulz, ManfredManfred Schulz Heer 14-HHauptmann[28] Commander of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 23[28][29] 10 September 1944[28]
Schulz, OttoOtto Schulz Heer 13-HOberleutnant[30] Chief of the 3./Infanterie-Regiment 125[29][30] 19 June 1940[30]
Schulz, OttoOtto Schulz Luftwaffe 10-LOberfeldwebel[28] Pilot in the II./Jagdgeschwader 27[28][29] 22 February 1942[28]
Schulz, OttoOtto Schulz Kriegsmarine 18-MKonteradmiral[28] Seekommandant Krim (sea commander Crimea)[29][Note 16] 17 May 1944[28]
Schulz, Georg-WilhelmGeorg-Wilhelm Schulz Kriegsmarine 14-MKapitänleutnant[30] Commander of U-124[29][30] 4 April 1941[30]
Schulz-Lepel, Karl-HeinzKarl-Heinz Schulz-Lepel Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[30] Chief of the 6./Grenadier-Regiment 552[29][30] 13 September 1943[30]
Schulz-Merkel, Dr. med. Hans-JoachimDr. med. Hans-Joachim Schulz-Merkel Heer 14-HStabsarzt (rank equivalent to Hauptmann)[30] Truppenarzt (battalion surgeon) in the I./Panzer-Regiment 35[29][Note 17] 23 December 1943[30]
Schulz-Streeck, KarlheinzKarlheinz Schulz-Streeck?[Note 18] Waffen-SS 15-WSS-Sturmbannführer of the Reserves[29] Commander of SS-Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 11 "Nordland"[29] 9 May 1945[29]
Schulze, Franz-JosephFranz-Joseph Schulze Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[29][Note 19] Chief of the 3./Flak-Sturm-Regiment 241[29][30] 30 November 1944[30]
Schulze, Hans-ChristianHans-Christian Schulze Waffen-SS 17-WSS-Standartenführer and Oberst of the Schupo[30] Commander of SS-Polizei-Schützen-Regiment 2[29][30] 11 September 1941[30]
Schulze, HeinrichHeinrich Schulze Heer 11-HStabsfeldwebel[30] Platoon leader in the 2./Panzer-Abteilung 116[29][30] 14 August 1943[30]
Schulze, HerbertHerbert Schulze Waffen-SS 15-WSS-Sturmbannführer[30] Commander of the II./SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 4 "Der Führer"[29][30] 16 December 1943[30]
Schulze, JohannesJohannes Schulze Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[30] Commander of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 191[29][30] 14 January 1945[30]
Schulze, KurtKurt Schulze Heer 15-HMajor[30] Commander of the I./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 3[29][30] 14 April 1945[30]
Schulze, OttoOtto Schulze Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[30] Leader of the 8./Infanterie-Regiment 386[29][30] 19 June 1942[30]
Schulze, PaulPaul Schulze+ Heer 14-HHauptmann[30] Commander of the II./Panzer-Regiment 21[29][Note 20] 30 December 1943[30] Awarded 538th Oak Leaves 28 July 1944[30]
Schulze, WalterWalter Schulze Heer 09-HFeldwebel[31] Platoon leader in the 6./Grenadier-Regiment 9[29][31] 5 April 1944[31]
Schulze, WernerWerner Schulze+ Heer 15-HMajor of the Reserves[31] Commander of the II./Infanterie-Regiment 510[29][31] 1 March 1942[31] Awarded 557th Oak Leaves 23 August 1944[31]
Schulze, Dr. WolfgangDr. Wolfgang Schulze Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[31] Pilot in the 1.(H)/Aufklärungs-Gruppe 5[29][Note 21] 17 March 1945[31]
Schulze-Dickow, FritzFritz Schulze-Dickow Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[31] Staffelkapitän of the 8./Zerstörergeschwader 26 "Horst Wessel"[29][31] 7 March 1942[31]
Schulze-Hinrichs, AlfredAlfred Schulze-Hinrichs Kriegsmarine 17-MKapitän zur See[31] Chief of the 6. Zerstörerflottille[31][32] 15 June 1943[31]
Schumacher, Carl-AlfredCarl-Alfred Schumacher[Note 22] Luftwaffe 16-LOberstleutnant[31] Geschwaderkommodore of Jagdgeschwader 1[31][33] 21 July 1940[31]
Schumacher, GerdGerd Schumacher Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[31] Leader of the 5./Grenadier-Regiment 337[31][32] 15 January 1944*[31] Killed in action 10 December 1943[32]
Schumacher, KurtKurt Schumacher Waffen-SS 12-WSS-Untersturmführer[31] Leader of the 3./SS-Panzer-Regiment 5 "Wiking"[32][Note 23] 4 May 1944[31]
Schumacher, PaulPaul Schumacher Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[31] Chief of the 2./Grenadier-Regiment 427[31][32] 11 December 1943[31]
Schumann, HeinzHeinz Schumann Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[31] Staffelkapitän of the 10./Jagdgeschwader 2 "Richthofen"[31][33] 18 March 1943[31]
Schunck, KarlKarl Schunck Heer 14-HHauptmann[31] Leader of the II./Grenadier-Regiment 157[31][32] 9 June 1944[31]
Schuncke, WilhelmWilhelm Schuncke Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[31] Leader of the II./Sturm-Regiment Armee-Oberkommando 4[31][32] 28 March 1945*[31] Died of wounds 18 February 1945[31]
Schurig, HansHans Schurig Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[34] Commander of Grenadier-Regiment 260[32][34] 28 January 1943[34]
Schurreit, GerhardGerhard Schurreit Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[34] Platoon leader in the 4./Grenadier-Regiment 44[32][34] 26 November 1944[34]
Schury, OttoOtto Schury+ Heer 15-HMajor[34] Commander of the II./Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 100[32][34] 17 July 1941[34] Awarded 592nd Oak Leaves 21 September 1944[34]
Schuss, JosephJoseph Schuss Heer 04-HObergefreiter[34] Machine gunner in the 3./Infanterie-Regiment 520[32][34] 4 September 1942[34]
Schuster, ErichErich Schuster Luftwaffe 09-LFeldwebel[34] Group leader in the 3./Fallschirmjäger-Sturm-Regiment[32][Note 24] 21 August 1941[34]
Schuster, KarlKarl Schuster Heer 04-HObergefreiter[34] Richtschütze (gunner) in the 8./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 126[32][34] 5 February 1945[34]
Schwabach, TheoTheo Schwabach Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[34] Battery chief in the I./Flak-Regiment 33 (motorized)[32][Note 25] 30 June 1941[34]
Schwabenberger, JosefJosef Schwabenberger Heer 09-HFeldwebel[34] Platoon leader in the 2./Grenadier-Regiment 467[32][34] 10 September 1943[34]
Schwaerzel, GüntherGünther Schwärzel Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[34] Staffelkapitän of the 9./Sturzkampfgeschwader 2 "Immelmann"[32][34] 22 June 1941[32][Note 26]
Schwaiger, FranzFranz Schwaiger Luftwaffe 06-LUnteroffizier[34] Pilot in the 6./Jagdgeschwader 3 "Udet"[32][Note 27] 29 October 1942[34]
Schwalb, HelmutHelmut Schwalb Heer 14-HHauptmann[34] Chief of the 1./Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 190[32][34] 23 August 1944[34]
Schwalbe, Eugen-FelixEugen-Felix Schwalbe Heer 17-HOberst[35] Commander of Infanterie-Regiment 461[32][35] 13 July 1940[35]
Schwamberger, RichardRichard Schwamberger Heer 14-HHauptmann[35] Commander of the III./Grenadier-Regiment 117[35][36] 20 April 1943[35]
Schwanbeck, WalterWalter Schwanbeck Heer 06-HUnteroffizier[35] Group leader in the 2./Reiter-Regiment 31[35][36] 5 October 1944*[35] Killed on active service 30 August 1944[35]
Schwaneberg, EdgarEdgar Schwaneberg Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[35] Staffelkapitän of the 2./Transportgeschwader 3[35][36] 26 March 1944[35]
Schwanitz, JoachimJoachim Schwanitz?[Note 28] Heer 14-HHauptmann[36] Leader of the II./Grenadier-Regiment 3[36] 9 May 1945[36]
Schwappacher, OskarOskar Schwappacher Waffen-SS 14-WSS-Hauptsturmführer[35] Commander of the V./SS-Artillerie-Ausbildungs und Ersatz-Regiment and leader of a Kampfgruppe[36][Note 29] 26 December 1944[35]
Schwark, HugoHugo Schwark Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[35] Leader of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 911[35][36] 23 October 1944[35]
Schwarm, KurtKurt Schwarm Heer 04-HObergefreiter[35] Krad-messenger (dispatch rider) in the Stab/Panzergrenadier-Regiment 98[35][36] 11 January 1945[35]
Schwarting, HeinrichHeinrich Schwarting Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[35] Chief of the 6./Infanterie-Regiment 154[35][36] 15 August 1940[35]
Schwartzkopff, GünterGünter Schwartzkopff Luftwaffe 17-LOberst[35] Geschwaderkommodore of Sturzkampfgeschwader 77[35][36] 24 November 1940*[35] Killed in action 14 May 1940[36] A man wearing a peaked cap and a military uniform with an Iron Cross displayed at the front of his uniform collar.
Schwarz, FriedrichFriedrich Schwarz Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[35] Leader of the 3./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 35[35][36] 21 January 1945[35]
Schwarz, HeinrichHeinrich Schwarz Heer 04-HObergefreiter[35] Richtkanonier (gunner) in the 10./Artillerie-Regiment 3 (motorized)[35][36] 15 January 1943[35]
Schwarz, ManfredManfred Schwarz Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[35] Chief of the 1./Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 10 (motorized)[36][Note 30] 25 August 1941[35]
Schwarzenbacher, JosefJosef Schwarzenbacher Heer 06-HUnteroffizier of the Reserves[36][Note 31] Gun leader of the 1./Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 912[36][37] 27 August 1944*[37] Killed in action 16 August 1944[36]
Schwarzer, Emil-GerhardEmil-Gerhard Schwarzer Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[37] Adjutant in the II./Artillerie-Regiment 158[36][37] 23 February 1944[37]
Schwarzer, OttoOtto Schwarzer Heer 14-HHauptmann[37] Commander of the I./Infanterie-Regiment 187[36][37] 6 October 1942[37]
Schwarzgruber, RudolfRudolf Schwarzgruber Heer 06-HOberjäger[37] Heavy machine gun leader in the 10./Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 13[37][38] 30 April 1945[37]
Schwarzmann, AlfredAlfred Schwarzmann Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[37] Platoon leader in the 8./Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 1[36][37] 24 May 1940[36][Note 32]
Schwarzrock, RudolfRudolf Schwarzrock Heer 15-HMajor[37] Commander of the I./Panzergrenadier-Regiment "Großdeutschland"[36][37] 19 August 1944[37]
Schwede, HugoHugo Schwede Heer 12-HLeutnant[36][Note 33] Leader of Nachrichtenzug/Grenadier-Regiment 82[36][37] 5 January 1944*[37] Killed in action 10 November 1943[36]
Schwedler, Viktor vonViktor von Schwedler Heer 20-HGeneral der Infanterie[37] Commanding general IV. Armeekorps[36][37] 29 June 1940[37]
Schwegler, MatthiasMatthias Schwegler Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[37] Staffelkapitän in the I./Kampfgeschwader 51[36][37] 18 December 1941[37]
Schweickhardt, HeinrichHeinrich Schweickhardt+ Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[37] Staffelkapitän of the 8./Kampfgeschwader 76[37][38] 4 February 1942[37] Awarded 138th Oak Leaves 30 October 1942[37]
Schweiger, FranzFranz Schweiger Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[37] Chief of the 8./Flak-Regiment 25[37][38] 14 February 1942[37]
Schweim, Heinz-HerbertHeinz-Herbert Schweim Heer 15-LMajor im Generalstab (in the General Staff)[37] Ia (operations officer) in Fallschirm-Panzergrenadier-Division 2 "Hermann Göring"[37][39] 28 February 1945[37]
Schweitzer, HeinzHeinz Schweitzer Heer 03-HGefreiter[40] Machine gunner in the 13./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 103[39][40] 9 July 1944[40]
Schweitzer, WilliWilli Schweitzer?[Note 34] Waffen-SS 15-WSS-Sturmbannführer[42] Commander of SS-Panzergrenadier Ausbildungs- und Ersatz-Bataillon 11 and leader of a Kampfgruppe[42] 24 April 1945[42]
Schweizer, HeinzHeinz Schweizer Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann (W)[40][Note 35] Leader of Sprengkommando 1/IV Ratingen-Düsseldorf[39][Note 36] 28 June 1943[40]
Schweizer, IgnatzIgnatz Schweizer Luftwaffe 09-LFeldwebel[40] Pilot in the 8./Schlachtgeschwader 10[39][40] 30 September 1944[40]
Schwender, HerbertHerbert Schwender+ Heer 15-HMajor[40] Leader of Grenadier-Regiment 3[39][40] 11 March 1943[40] Awarded 442nd Oak Leaves 6 April 1944[40]
Schwerdfeger, JohannJohann Schwerdfeger+ Heer 09-HFeldwebel[40] Platoon leader in the 1./Jäger-Regiment 228[39][40] 17 May 1943[40] Awarded 474th Oak Leaves 14 May 1944[40]
Schwerin, Albert vonAlbert von Schwerin Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant of the Reserves[40] Pilot in the I./Kampfgeschwader 26[39][Note 37] 31 July 1940[40]
Schwerin, Gerhard vonGerhard von Schwerin+ Heer 17-HOberst[40] Commander of Infanterie-Regiment 76 (motorized)[39][40] 17 January 1942[40] Awarded 240th Oak Leaves 17 May 1943
41st Swords 4 November 1943[40]
Schwerin, WernerWerner Schwerin Heer 09-HFeldwebel[40] Platoon leader in the 9./Füsilier-Regiment 27[39][40] 21 December 1944[40]
Schwerk, OttoOtto Schwerk Heer 14-HHauptmann[40] Commander of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 96[39][40] 15 July 1944[40]
Schwermann, PaulPaul Schwermann Heer 14-HHauptmann[40] Leader of Heeres-Flak-Abteilung 315[39][40] 11 March 1945[40]
Schwertherr, JosefJosef Schwertherr Heer 06-HUnteroffizier[40] Group leader in the I./Infanterie-Regiment 77[39][Note 38] 6 October 1942[40]
Schwieger, Hans-GunnarHans-Gunnar Schwieger Heer 15-HMajor[40] Commander of Divisions-Füsilier-Bataillon 72[39][40] 23 September 1943[40]
Schwill, HelmutHelmut Schwill Heer 14-HHauptmann[44] Leader of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 45[39][44] 17 March 1944[44]
Schwing, HellmuthHellmuth Schwing Heer 15-HMajor[44] Commander of Panzer-Pionier-Bataillon 39[39][44] 30 December 1943[44]
Schwirblat, HansHans Schwirblat Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[44] Pilot in the 1./Schlachtgeschwader 2 "Immelmann"[39][Note 39] 20 July 1944[44]
Schwoeppe, HeinzHeinz Schwöppe Heer 14-HHauptmann[44] Commander of Feld-Ersatz-Bataillon 21 (L)[39][44] 26 March 1945[44]
Scotti, Friedrich vonFriedrich von Scotti Heer 19-HGeneralleutnant[44] Commander of the 227. Infanterie-Division[44][39] 8 June 1943[44]
Seckendorff, Erich Freiherr vonErich Freiherr von Seckendorff Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[44] Commander of Kradschützen-Bataillon 6[44][39] 4 September 1940[44]
Seckler, KarlKarl Seckler Heer 14-HHauptmann[44] Commander of the II./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 13[44][39] 23 August 1944*[44] Killed in action 17 July 1944[39]
Seebach, WalterWalter Seebach Waffen-SS 13-WSS-Obersturmführer[44] Leader of the 5./SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 24 "Danmark"[45][Note 40] 12 March 1944[44]
Seebeck, Bernhard-Georg vonBernhard-Georg von Seebeck Heer 14-HHauptmann[44] Leader of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 361 (motorized)[44][45] 14 October 1944[45][Note 41]
Seeber, HelmutHelmut Seeber Heer 14-HHauptmann[44] Commander of the II./Jäger-Regiment 229[44][45] 5 April 1945[44]
Seeber, WernerWerner Seeber Heer 04-HObergefreiter[44] Richtschütze (gunner) in the 14./Grenadier-Regiment 952[44][45] 16 April 1944[44]
Seeger, GüntherGünther Seeger Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[44] Pilot in the 7./Jagdgeschwader 53[44][45] 26 March 1944[44]
Seela, MaxMax Seela Waffen-SS 14-WSS-Hauptsturmführer[46] Chief of the 3./SS-Pionier-Bataillon "Totenkopf"[46][47] 3 May 1942[46]
a man wearing a military uniform with various military decorations including an Iron Cross at his neck.
Seelmann, GeorgGeorg Seelmann Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[45][Note 42] Staffelkapitän of the 11./Jagdgeschwader 51[45][46] 6 October 1941[46]
Sehringer, HansHans Sehringer Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[46] Pilot in the 2.(F)/Aufklärungs-Gruppe 123[45][Note 43] 9 December 1942[46]
Seib, RobertRobert Seib Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[46] Staffelkapitän of the 6./Kampfgeschwader 55[45][46] 9 October 1943[46]
Seibel, JosefJosef Seibel Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[46] Leader of the 1./Grenadier-Regiment 332[45][46] 4 May 1944[46]
Seibicke, GüntherGünther Seibicke Kriegsmarine 14-MKapitänleutnant[46] Commander of U-436[45][46] 27 March 1943[46]
Seibold, EmilEmil Seibold?[Note 44] Waffen-SS 10-WSS-Hauptscharführer[45] Platoon leader in the 8./SS-Panzer-Regiment 2 "Das Reich"[45] 6 May 1945[45]
Seidel, ErichErich Seidel Heer 17-HOberst[46] Commander of the Grenadier-Regiment 236[45][46] 10 September 1944[46]
Seidel, Dr. jur. HeinrichDr. jur. Heinrich Seidel Heer 13-HOberleutnant[46] Leader of the II./Infanterie-Regiment 422[45][46] 14 December 1941[46]
Seidemann, HansHans Seidemann+ Luftwaffe 17-LOberst im Generalstab (in the General Staff)[46] Chief of the General Staff of Luftflotte 2[45][46] 20 March 1942[46] Awarded 658th Oak Leaves 18 November 1944[46]
Seidensticker, AugustAugust Seidensticker Heer 15-HMajor[46] Leader of schwere Panzer-Abteilung 504[45][Note 45] 17 July 1943[45][Note 45]
Seidenstücker, Dr. jur. HerbertDr. jur. Herbert Seidenstücker Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[46] Commander of the II./Grenadier-Regiment 428[45][46] 18 November 1943[46]
Seidl, JosefJosef Seidl Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[46] Platoon leader in Grenadier-Regiment 520[45][Note 46] 15 May 1944[46]
Seifert, ErnstErnst Seifert Heer 15-HMajor[48] Commander of the II./schweres Artillerie-Regiment 48[45][48] 29 September 1940[48]
Seifert, HansHans Seifert Heer 12-HLeutnant[48] Platoon leader in the 13./Grenadier-Regiment 952[45][48] 9 June 1944*[48] Killed in action 26 March 1944[45]
Seifert, JohannesJohannes Seifert Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[48] Gruppenkommandeur of the I./Jagdgeschwader 26 "Schlageter"[45][48] 7 June 1942[48]
Seifert, WernerWerner Seifert Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[48] Commander of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 95[45][48] 2 September 1944[48]
Seiffert, HeinzHeinz Seiffert Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[48] Staffelkapitän of the 3./Kampfgeschwader 3[45][48] 31 December 1943[48]
Seiler, AlfredAlfred Seiler Heer 12-HLeutnant[49][Note 47] Leader of the division Stabskompanie 389. Infanterie-Division[49][Note 47] 5 April 1945[48]
Seiler, HerbertHerbert Seiler Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[48] Leader of the 11./Grenadier-Regiment 445[48][49] 7 September 1943[48]
Seiler, ReinhardReinhard Seiler+ Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[48] Gruppenkommandeur of the III./Jagdgeschwader 54[48][49] 20 December 1941[48] Awarded 419th Oak Leaves 2 March 1944[48]
Seitz, AdolfAdolf Seitz Heer 15-HMajor[48] Commander of the II./Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 99[48][49] 5 August 1940[48]
Seitz, HermannHermann Seitz+ Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[48] Commander of Aufklärungs-Abteilung 20 (motorized)[48][49] 12 April 1942[48] Awarded 140th Oak Leaves 31 October 1942[48]
Seitz, RudolfRudolf Seitz Waffen-SS 06-WSS-Unterscharführer and Wachtmeister of the Schupo[48] Gun leader in the 1./SS-Polizei-Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung[48][50] 21 October 1942[48]
Sekund, AlfredAlfred Sekund Heer 09-HWachtmeister[51] Vorgeschobener Beobachter (forward observer) in the 6./Artillerie-Regiment 11[49][51] 10 September 1944[51]
Selhorst, EugenEugen Selhorst Heer 13-HOberleutnant[51] Leader of the I./Infanterie-Regiment 186[49][51] 6 October 1942[51]
Selinger, KarlKarl Selinger Heer 09-HFeldwebel[51] Platoon leader in the Stabskompanie II./Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 144[49][51] 12 December 1944[51]
Sell, Hans-JoachimHans-Joachim Sell Heer 14-HHauptmann[51] Commander of Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 8[49][51] 14 April 1945[51]
Sell, HermannHermann Sell Luftwaffe 15-LMajor[51] Leader of Flak-Regiment 48 (motorized)[49][51] 9 June 1944[51]
Sell, WilhelmWilhelm Sell Luftwaffe 15-LMajor[51] Gruppenkommandeur of Nahaufklärungs-Gruppe 5[49][51] 5 September 1944[51]
Selle, ErichErich Selle Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[51] Chief of the 12./Infanterie-Regiment 410[49][51] 9 December 1942[51]
Semelka, WaldemarWaldemar Semelka Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[51] Pilot in the 4./Jagdgeschwader 52[49][51] 4 September 1942*[51] Killed in action 21 August 1942[49]
Semmer, WolfgangWolfgang Semmer Heer 12-HLeutnant[51] Chief of the 5./Infanterie-Regiment 85[49][51] 24 June 1940[51]
Sempert, GüntherGünther Sempert Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[51] Chief of the 5./Fallschirm-Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 1[49][Note 48] 30 September 1944[51]
A smiling man wearing a peaked cap, military uniform with an Iron Cross displayed at the front of his uniform collar.
Semrau, NorbertNorbert Semrau Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[51] Platoon leader in the 1./Grenadier-Regiment 29 (motorized)[49][51] 6 April 1944[51]
Semrau, PaulPaul Semrau+ Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[52] Staffelkapitän of the 3./Nachtjagdgeschwader 2[49][52] 7 October 1942[52] Awarded 841st Oak Leaves 17 April 1945[52] A man wearing a military uniform with an Iron Cross displayed at the front of his uniform collar.
Semrau, PaulPaul Semrau Heer 12-HLeutnant[51] Leader of the 7./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 25[49][51] 30 September 1944[51]
A man wearing a camouflage military uniform with an Iron Cross displayed at the front of his uniform collar.
Senfft von Pilsach, Ott-FriedrichOtt-Friedrich Senfft von Pilsach Heer 13-HOberleutnant[52] Chief of the 4./Panzer-Regiment 5[50][52] 27 June 1941[52]
Senft, JosefJosef Senft Heer 12-HLeutnant[49][Note 49] Leader of the 6./Grenadier-Regiment 1122[49][52] 11 March 1945[52]
Senger und Etterlin, Fridolin vonFridolin von Senger und Etterlin+ Heer 18-HGeneralmajor[52] Commander of the 17. Panzer-Division[49][52] 8 February 1943[52] Awarded 439th Oak Leaves 5 April 1944[52] A man wearing a military uniform with an Iron Cross displayed at the front of his uniform collar.
Senghas, PaulPaul Senghas Waffen-SS 13-WSS-Obersturmführer[52] Leader of the 1./SS-Panzer-Regiment 5 "Wiking"[49][Note 50] 11 December 1944[52]
Sengschmitt, FritzFritz Sengschmitt Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[52] Pilot in the I./Kampfgeschwader 2[52][53] 24 September 1942[52]
Sensbergs, KārlisKārlis Sensbergs?[Note 51] Waffen-SS 06-WWaffen-Unterscharführer[53] Group leader in the alarm-unit of the 19. Waffen-Grenadier-Division der SS[53] 11 May 1945[53]
Sensfuß, FranzFranz Sensfuß+ Heer 19-HGeneralleutnant[52] Commander of the 212. Infanterie-Division[52][53] 22 August 1944[52] Awarded (881st) Oak Leaves 9 May 1945?[54][Note 52]
Serck, JuliusJulius Serck Heer 10-HOberwachtmeister[52] Platoon leader in the 3./Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 300[52][53] 23 March 1945[52]
Settner, KurtKurt Settner Heer 14-HHauptmann[52] Leader of the II./Grenadier-Regiment 1076[52][53] 18 November 1944[52]
Setz, HeinrichHeinrich Setz+ Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[52] Staffelkapitän of the 4./Jagdgeschwader 77[52][53] 31 December 1941[52] Awarded 102nd Oak Leaves 23 June 1942[52]
Seuss, RichardRichard Seuss+ Kriegsmarine 13-MOberleutnant (M.A.) of the Reserves[52] Chief of the coastal naval battery "Ile de Cézembre" in the Marine-Artillerie-Abteilung 608[52][56] 15 August 1944[52] Awarded 577th Oak Leaves 2 September 1944[52]
Severloh, RudolfRudolf Severloh Heer 12-HLeutnant[57] Leader of the 11./Grenadier-Regiment 17[53][57] 25 January 1945[57]
Seyd, OttoOtto Seyd Heer 14-HHauptmann[53][Note 53] Leader of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 407[53][57] 5 March 1945*[57] Killed in action 21 February 1945[53]
Seydlitz-Kurzbach, Walther vonWalther von Seydlitz-Kurzbach+ Heer 18-HGeneralmajor[57] Commander of the 12. Infanterie-Division[53][57] 15 August 1940[57] Awarded 54th Oak Leaves 31 December 1941[57]
Seyfahrt, KurtKurt Seyfahrt Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[57] Staffelkapitän of the Stabsstaffel/Kampfgeschwader 2[53][57] 5 September 1944[57]
Seyffardt, FritzFritz Seyffardt Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[57] Pilot in the 5./Schlachtgeschwader 2 "Immelmann"[53][Note 54] 8 August 1944[57]
Seyffardt, PaulPaul Seyffardt Heer 17-HOberst[57] Commander of Infanterie-Regiment 111[53][57] 17 January 1942[57]
Seyrl, RudolfRudolf Seyrl Heer 14-HHauptmann[57] Leader of the I./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 73[53][57] 14 May 1944[57]
Sibbel, EmilEmil Sibbel Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[57] Platoon leader in the 5./Grenadier-Regiment 151[53][57] 28 March 1945[57]
Sichartshofen, Wolfgang Sichart vonWolfgang Sichart von Sichartshofen Heer 15-HMajor[57] Leader of Grenadier-Regiment 43[53][57] 4 May 1944[57]
Sichelschmidt, HerbertHerbert Sichelschmidt Heer 15-HMajor[57] Commander of Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 210[53][57] 4 May 1944[57]
Siebenthaler, RichardRichard Siebenthaler Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[57] Platoon leader in the 6./Panzer-Regiment 2[53][57] 14 April 1945[57]
Sieber, BernhardBernhard Sieber Heer 17-HOberst[57] Commander of Jäger-Regiment 228[53][57] 24 June 1944[57]
Sieber, HorstHorst Sieber Heer 12-HLeutnant[58] Leader of Jagdpanzer-Kompanie 1257[53][58] 9 May 1945[53][Note 55]
Sieberg, FriedrichFriedrich Sieberg Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[58] Commander of Panzer-Regiment 10[53][58] 16 June 1940[58]
Siebert, FranzFranz Siebert Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[58] Platoon leader in the 3./Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 306[58][59] 9 July 1944[58]
Siebert, FriedrichFriedrich Siebert Heer 19-HGeneralleutnant[58] Commander of the 44. Infanterie-Division[58][59] 18 November 1941[58]
Siebken, BernhardBernhard Siebken Waffen-SS 16-WSS-Obersturmbannführer[58] Commander of the SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 2 "Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler"[58][59] 17 April 1945[58]
Sieckenius, RudolfRudolf Sieckenius Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[58] Commander of Panzer-Regiment 2[58][59] 17 September 1941[58]
Sieder, HeinzHeinz Sieder Kriegsmarine 13-MOberleutnant zur See[58] Commander of U-984[58][59] 8 July 1944[58]
Siegel, HansHans Siegel Waffen-SS 14-WSS-Hauptsturmführer[58] Chief of the 8./SS-Panzer-Regiment 12 "Hitlerjugend"[59][Note 56] 23 August 1944[58]
Siegel, RudolfRudolf Siegel Heer 16-HOberstleutnant of the Reserves[59][Note 57] Commander of Grenadier-Regiment 1084[58][59] 14 February 1945[58]
Sieger, RobertRobert Sieger Heer 09-HFeldwebel[58] Platoon leader in the 3./Infanterie-Regiment 133[58][59] 14 December 1941[58]
Siegert, WilhelmWilhelm Siegert Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[58] Platoon leader in the Stabskompanie/Grenadier-Regiment 410[58][59] 11 April 1944[58]
Siegler, HansHans Siegler Heer 01-HJäger[60] Machine gunner in the 5./Jäger-Regiment 49[59][60] 12 August 1944[60]
Siegler, PeterPeter Siegler Luftwaffe 09-LFeldwebel[60] Pilot in the 3./Jagdgeschwader 54[59][60] 3 November 1942*[60] Killed in action 24 September 1942[59]
Siegling, AlfredAlfred Siegling Waffen-SS 09-WSS-Oberscharführer[60] Spähtruppführer (reconnaissance patrol leader) in the 1./SS-Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung "Das Reich"[60][61] 2 December 1943[60]
Siegmund, BernhardBernhard Siegmund Heer 13-HOberleutnant[60] Chief of the 1./Grenadier-Regiment 7[59][60] 14 April 1945[60]
Siegroth, Joachim vonJoachim von Siegroth+ Heer 17-HOberst[60] Commander of a Kampfgruppe of the Fahnenjunker-Schule VI of the infantry Metz[59][Note 58] 18 October 1944[60] Awarded (878th) Oak Leaves 9 May 1945?[54][Note 59]
Sielemann, KurtKurt Sielemann Heer 06-HUnteroffizier[60] In the 2./Grenadier-Regiment 1129[59][60] 14 April 1945[60]
Sieler, ErnstErnst Sieler+ Heer 17-HOberst[60] Commander of Infanterie-Regiment 46[59][60] 12 September 1941[60] Awarded 502nd Oak Leaves 24 June 1944[60]
Sieling, BrunoBruno Sieling Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[60] Leader of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 401[59][60] 5 March 1945[60]
Sierts, FriedrichFriedrich Sierts Heer 17-HOberst of the Reserves[60] Commander of Grenadier-Regiment 438[59][60] 23 October 1944[60]
Sievers, KarlKarl Sievers Heer 18-HGeneralmajor[60] Commander of the 719. Infanterie-Division[59][60] 18 November 1944[60]
Sievers, WaltherWalther Sievers+ Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[60] Commander of the III./Infanterie-Regiment 415[59][60] 19 December 1942[60] Awarded 379th Oak Leaves 29 January 1944[60]
Sievert, Hans-CarlHans-Carl Sievert Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[59][Note 60] Staffelkapitän of the 2./Kampfgeschwader 4 "General Wever"[59][60] 30 December 1942[60]
Siewert, CurtCurt Siewert Heer 18-HGeneralmajor[64] Commander of the 58. Infanterie-Division[64][65] 29 February 1944[64]
Sigel, WalterWalter Sigel+ Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[64] Gruppenkommandeur of the I./Sturzkampfgeschwader 3[65][Note 61] 21 July 1940[64] Awarded 116th Oak Leaves 2 September 1942[64]
Siggel, HermannHermann Siggel+ Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[64] Commander of Grenadier-Regiment 172[64][65] 9 June 1944[64] Awarded 552nd Oak Leaves 16 August 1944[64]
Sigmund, HansHans Sigmund Waffen-SS 09-WSS-Oberscharführer[64] Platoon leader in the 11./SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 9 "Germania"[64][65] 5 April 1944[64]
Sigmund, RudolfRudolf Sigmund Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[64] Staffelkapitän of the 11./Nachtjagdgeschwader 1[65][Note 62] 2 August 1943[64]
Silzner, FranzFranz Silzner Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[64] Chief of the 11./Infanterie-Regiment 501[64][65] 21 October 1942[64]
Simke, WillyWilly Simke Waffen-SS 10-WSS-Hauptscharführer[64] Platoon leader in the 5./SS-Panzer-Regiment "Das Reich"[64][66] 16 December 1943[64]
Simm, AlfredAlfred Simm+ Heer 11-HStabsfeldwebel[64] Platoon leader in the 2./Infanterie-Regiment 31[64][65] 27 July 1941[64] Awarded 832nd Oak Leaves 14 April 1945[64]
Simon, HerbertHerbert Simon Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[64] Commander of Schützen-Regiment 112[64][65] 24 July 1941[64]
Simon, KlausKlaus Simon Heer 14-HHauptmann zur Verwendung (for disposition)[64] Commander of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 89[64][65] 23 February 1944[64]
Simon, LudwigLudwig Simon Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[64] Leader of the 2./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 35[64][65] 5 March 1945[64]
Simon, MaxMax Simon+ Waffen-SS 17-WSS-Oberführer[64] Commander of SS-"Totenkopf"-Infanterie-Regiment 1[64][65] 20 October 1941[64] Awarded 639th Oak Leaves 28 October 1944[64] A man wearing a military uniform, side cap and glasses.
Simoneit, Dr. phil. habil. MaxDr. phil. habil. Max Simoneit Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[67] Chief of Stabskompanie/Grenadier-Regiment 919[65][67] 23 June 1944[67]
Simons, ArnoldArnold Simons Heer 15-HMajor[67] Leader of Infanterie-Regiment 190[65][67] 4 March 1942[67]
Simons, [Dr.] Gerhard[Dr.] Gerhard Simons+[Note 63] Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[67] Platoon leader in the Regiments-Nachrichten-Zug/Artillerie-Regiment 240[65][Note 64] 29 February 1944[67] Awarded 547th Oak Leaves 11 August 1944[67]
Simsch, SiegfriedSiegfried Simsch Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[67] Staffelkapitän of the 5./Jagdgeschwader 52[65][67] 1 July 1942[67]
Singer, HerbertHerbert Singer?[Note 65] Heer 14-HHauptmann[65] Commander of the II./Füsilier-Regiment 22[65] 5 May 1945[65]
Sinn, HelmutHelmut Sinn Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[67] Observer in the 2.(F)/Aufklärungs-Gruppe 22[66][Note 66] 31 December 1943[67]
Sinnhuber, JohannJohann Sinnhuber Heer 19-HGeneralleutnant[67] Commander of the 28. Infanterie-Division[65][67] 5 July 1941[67]
Sinning, HelmutHelmut Sinning Heer 09-HFeldwebel[67] Platoon leader in the 6./Grenadier-Regiment 181[65][67] 15 March 1944[67]
Sinram, KlausKlaus Sinram Heer 15-HMajor[67] Leader of Grenadier-Regiment 309[65][67] 23 October 1944[67]
Sintzenich, RudolfRudolf Sintzenich Heer 18-HGeneralmajor[67] Commander of the 33. Infanterie-Division[65][67] 15 August 1940[67]
Sinzinger, AdolfAdolf Sinzinger Heer 17-HOberst[67] Commander of Infanterie-Regiment 257[65][67] 9 February 1942[67]
Siry, MaximilianMaximilian Siry Heer 18-HGeneralmajor[67] Commander of the 246. Infanterie-Division[67][68] 13 June 1942[67]
A man wearing a side cap, military uniform with an Iron Cross displayed at the front of his uniform collar.
Sitt, WilhelmWilhelm Sitt Volkssturm 09-HSprengmeister der Polizei
(Bomb disposal of the Police—rank equivalent to Feldwebel. The Volkssturm battalion commander rank equivalent to Major.)[68]
Battalion leader in the Volkssturm Köln[68][Note 67] 7 February 1945[67]
Sitter, GüntherGünther Sitter Waffen-SS 14-WSS-Hauptsturmführer[69] Leader of the II./SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 10 "Westland"[68][Note 68] 12 September 1943[68][Note 68]
Sivers, Karl vonKarl von Sivers Heer 15-HMajor[69] Commander of the I./Panzer-Regiment 15[68][69] 6 March 1944[69]
Six, WalterWalter Six Heer 09-HFeldwebel[69] Platoon leader in the 4.(MG)/Panzergrenadier-Regiment 12[68][Note 69] 5 April 1944*[69] Killed in action 20 December 1943[68]
Sixt, FriedrichFriedrich Sixt+ Heer 19-HGeneralleutnant[69] Commander of the 50. Infanterie-Division[68][69] 17 December 1943[69] Awarded 772nd Oak Leaves 11 March 1945[69]
Sixt von Armin, Hans-HeinrichHans-Heinrich Sixt von Armin Heer 19-HGeneralleutnant[69] Commander of the 95. Infanterie-Division[68][69] 22 September 1941[69]
Skorczewski, WolfgangWolfgang Skorczewski Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[69] Staffelkapitän in the I./Kampfgeschwader 27 "Boelcke"[68][69] 17 September 1941[69]
Skorzeny, Dipl-Ing. OttoDipl-Ing. Otto Skorzeny+ Waffen-SS 14-WSS-Hauptsturmführer of the Reserves[69] Commander of Sonderverband z.b.V. Friedenthal[68][69] 13 September 1943[69] Awarded 826th Oak Leaves 9 April 1945[69] A man in semi profile wearing a military uniform, steel helmet and a neck order in the shape of a cross.
Skrzipek, EduardEduard Skrzipek+ Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[69] Pilot in the 5./Kampfgeschwader 27 "Boelcke"[68][69] 16 April 1943[69] Awarded 509th Oak Leaves 24 June 1944[69]
Smidt, KarlKarl Smidt Kriegsmarine 17-MKapitän zur See[69] Commander of destroyer Z-27[68][69] 15 June 1943[69]
Smola, RudolfRudolf Smola Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[69] Staffelführer of the 5./Schlachtgeschwader 2 "Immelmann"[68][Note 70] 27 July 1944[69]
Smollich, RudolfRudolf Smollich Heer 13-HOberleutnant[69] Leader of Divisions-Füsilier-Bataillon 168[70][Note 71] 16 November 1944[69]
Sniers, HubertHubert Sniers Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[71] Leader of the 9./Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 15[70][Note 72] 24 October 1944[71]
Snoek, AugustAugust Snoek Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[71] Deputy leader of Panzer-Pionier-Bataillon 209[68][Note 73] 5 November 1944*[71] Killed in accident 6 October 1944[68]
Sobotta, PaulPaul Sobotta Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[71] Leader of the 9./Grenadier-Regiment 110[68][71] 26 June 1944[71]
Sochatzy, KurtKurt Sochatzy Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[71] Staffelkapitän of the 7./Jagdgeschwader 3[68][71] 12 August 1941[71]
Socke, ErichErich Socke Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[71] Platoon leader in the 2./Panzer-Regiment 36[68][71] 5 November 1944[71]
Sodan, RalfRalf Sodan Heer 17-HOberst[71] Commander of Infanterie-Regiment 338[71][72] 16 June 1940[71]
Sodenstern, Georg vonGeorg von Sodenstern Heer 19-HGeneralleutnant[71] Chief of the General Staff of Heeresgruppe A[71][72] 19 July 1940[71]
Soechting, FritzFritz Söchting Heer 03-HGefreiter[71] Richtschütze (gunner) in the 3./Schnelle Abteilung 329[71][72] 16 April 1943[71]
Soehlke, AugustAugust Söhlke Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[71] Leader of the 3./Grenadier-Regiment 211[71][72] 14 April 1945[71]
Soelter, WilliWilli Sölter Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[71] Gruppenkommandeur of the I./Kampfgeschwader 77[71][72] 9 August 1944[72][Note 74]
Soeth, WilhelmWilhelm Söth Heer 14-HHauptmann[71] Commander of the II./Artillerie-Regiment 56[71][72] 28 November 1940[71]
Soldner, GustavGustav Soldner Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[71] Chief of the 1./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 66[71][73] 18 July 1944[71]
Sommer, ClemensClemens Sommer Heer 15-HMajor[74] Commander of the II./Panzergrenadier-Regiment "Großdeutschland"[72][74] 18 January 1945[74]
Sommer, GerhardGerhard Sommer Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[74] Staffelkapitän of the 4./Jagdgeschwader 11[72][74] 27 July 1944*[74] Killed in action 12 May 1944[72]
Sommer, JoachimJoachim Sommer Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[74] Staffelkapitän of the 4.(H)/Aufklärungs-Gruppe 31[72][Note 75] 25 November 1944[74]
Sommer, RuprechtRuprecht Sommer Heer 15-HMajor[74] Commander of the I./Panzergrenadier-Regiment "Führer-Grenadier-Division"[72][Note 76] 5 April 1945[74]
Sonne, HeinrichHeinrich Sonne Waffen-SS 13-WSS-Obersturmführer of the Reserves[74] Chief of the Kradschützen-Kompanie/1. SS-Infanterie-Brigade (motorized)[72][Note 77] 10 December 1943[74]
Sonntag, ChristianChristian Sonntag+ Heer 15-HMajor[74] Leader of Divisions-Gruppe 255[73][74] 12 February 1944[74] Awarded 573rd Oak Leaves 5 September 1944[74]
Sonntag, ErnstErnst Sonntag Heer 17-HOberst[74] Commander of Jäger-Regiment 749[72][74] 17 April 1945[74]
Sonntag, EugenEugen Sonntag Heer 14-HHauptmann[74] Commander of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 117[72][74] 9 December 1944[74]
Sonntag, Karl-HeinrichKarl-Heinrich Sonntag Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[74] Leader of the I./schwere Kavallerie-Abteilung 4 (motorized)[72][74] 4 October 1944[74]
Sonntag, PaulPaul Sonntag Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[74] Platoon leader in Panzer-Regiment 27[72][74] 19 January 1943[74]
Sorge, ErnstErnst Sorge Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[74] Pilot in the 1.(F)/Aufklärungs-Gruppe 124 (Kette Lappland)[72][Note 78] 26 March 1944[74]
Sorge, Karl-HeinzKarl-Heinz Sorge Heer 13-HOberleutnant[74] Chief of the 5./Panzer-Regiment 6[72][74] 7 February 1944[74]
Sorko, AugustAugust Sorko Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[75] Commander of the II./Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 137[72][75] 20 June 1940[75]
Sowada, BernhardBernhard Sowada Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[75] Platoon leader in the 1./Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 237[73][75] 12 October 1943[75]
Soyka, HeinzHeinz Soyka Heer 13-HOberleutnant[75] Chief of the 2./Grenadier-Regiment 96[72][75] 13 January 1944[75]
Spadiut, [Dr.] Hubert[Dr.] Hubert Spadiut[Note 63] Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[75] Staffelkapitän of the 5./Kampfgeschwader 76[72][75] 26 March 1944[75]
Spaete, WolfgangWolfgang Späte+ Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[72][Note 79] Pilot in the 5./Jagdgeschwader 54[72][75] 5 October 1941[75] Awarded 90th Oak Leaves 23 April 1942[75]
Spaeter, HelmuthHelmuth Spaeter Heer 14-HRittmeister[75] Chief of the 2./Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung "Großdeutschland"[75][76] 28 July 1943[75]
Spaethe, Heinz[Dr.] Heinz Späthe[Note 63] Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[75] Leader of the 8./Panzer-Regiment 26[75][76] 20 October 1944[75]
Spandau, HermannHermann Spandau Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[75] Commander of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 396[75][77] 9 September 1942[75]
Spangenberg, Hans-Christoph Freiherr vonHans-Christoph Freiherr von Spangenberg Heer 16-HOberstleutnant of the Reserves[75] Commander of Grenadier-Regiment 203[75][76] 22 January 1943[75]
Sparbier, HeinzHeinz Sparbier Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[75] Leader of the 9./Infanterie-Regiment 6[75][76] 17 December 1942[75]
Spari, JuliusJulius Spari Heer 11-HStabsfeldwebel[75] Platoon leader in the 7./Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 138[75][76] 10 September 1944[75]
Specht, GüntherGünther Specht Luftwaffe 15-LMajor[75] Gruppenkommandeur of the II./Jagdgeschwader 11[75][76] 8 April 1944[75]
Specht, Karl-WilhelmKarl-Wilhelm Specht+ Heer 17-HOberst[78] Commander of Infanterie-Regiment 55[76][78] 8 September 1941[78] Awarded 60th Oak Leaves 16 January 1942[78] An elderly man wearing a military uniform with various military decorations displayed at the front of his uniform collar.
Specht, WilhelmWilhelm Specht Heer 13-HOberleutnant[78] Chief of the 7./Infanterie-Regiment 62[76][78] 27 July 1941[78]
Speck, Hermann Ritter vonHermann Ritter von Speck Heer 19-HGeneralleutnant[78] Commanding general of the XVIII. Armeekorps[77][Note 80] 17 October 1940*[78] Killed in action 15 June 1940[76]
Speckenheier, HelmutHelmut Speckenheier Heer 13-HOberleutnant[78] Leader of the 3./Heeres-Flak-Abteilung 312[76][Note 81] 7 October 1942[78]
Speckter, HansHans Speckter Heer 13-HOberleutnant[78] Chief of the 4./schwere Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 563[76][Note 82] 9 April 1944*[78] Killed in action 31 March 1944[76]
Speich, PaulPaul Speich Heer 06-HUnteroffizier[78] Group leader in the 1./Pionier-Bataillon 162[76][78] 18 November 1941[78]
Speidel, [Prof.] Dr. phil. Hans[Prof.] Dr. phil. Hans Speidel[Note 83] Heer 19-HGeneralleutnant[78] Chief of the General Staff of the 8. Armee[76][78] 1 April 1944[78]
a man in semi profile wearing a military uniform and glasses.
Speidel, KurtKurt Speidel Heer 13-HOberleutnant[78] Leader of the 2./Panzer-Pionier-Bataillon 86[76][78] 22 September 1941[78]
Spengler, FritzFritz Spengler?[Note 84] Heer 14-HHauptmann[76] Commander of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 289[76] 6 May 1945*[76] Killed in action 30 April 1945[76]
Sperl, RudolfRudolf Sperl Heer 19-HGeneralleutnant[78] Commander of the 61. Infanterie-Division[76][78] 10 February 1945[78]
Sperling, MaxMax Sperling Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[78] Commander of Panzergrenadier-Regiment 11[76][78] 6 April 1944[78]
Sperrle, HugoHugo Sperrle Luftwaffe 20-LGeneral der Flieger[78] Chief of Luftflotte 3[76][Note 85] 17 May 1940[78]
Black-and-white portrait of a man in semi profile wearing a military uniform, a monocle and an Iron Cross at his neck, his hair is combed back.
Speth, HansHans Speth Heer 19-HGeneralleutnant[78] Commander of the 28. Jäger-Division[76][78] 23 February 1944[78]
Spiegel, EdmundEdmund Spiegel Heer 15-HMajor[80] Commander of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 544[76][80] 8 August 1944[80]
Spiegel, JoachimJoachim Spiegel Heer 14-HHauptmann[80] Commander of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 4[76][80] 19 January 1943[80]
Spiegel, WendelinWendelin Spiegel Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[80] Commander of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 279[76][80] 28 February 1945[80]
Spielmann, JohannesJohannes Spielmann+ Heer 13-HOberleutnant[80] Platoon leader in the 1./Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 197[80][81] 27 March 1942[80] Awarded 804th Oak Leaves 28 March 1945[80]
Spier, PaulPaul Spier Heer 15-HMajor[80] Commander of Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 299[80][81] 10 September 1944[80]
Spies, WilhelmWilhelm Spies+ Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[80] Staffelkapitän of the 1./Zerstörergeschwader 26 "Horst Wessel"[80][81] 14 June 1941[80] Awarded 85th Oak Leaves 5 April 1942[80]
Spiess, JakobJakob Spieß Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[80] Squadron leader in Kavallerie-Regiment 5 "Generalfeldmarschall von Mackensen"[81][Note 86] 15 August 1944*[80] Died of wounds 8 August 1944[81]
Spieth, AlbertAlbert Spieth Luftwaffe 10-LOberfeldwebel[80] Pilot in the 3./Kampfgeschwader 51[80][81] 24 March 1943[80]
Spiethoff, ArminArmin Spiethoff Heer 17-HOberst[80] Commander of Grenadier-Regiment 442[80][81] 5 March 1945[80]
Spindler, LudwigLudwig Spindler Waffen-SS 15-WSS-Sturmbannführer[80] Commander of the I./SS-Panzer-Artillerie-Regiment 9 "Hohenstaufen"[81][Note 87] 27 September 1944[80]
Spindler, WernerWerner Spindler Luftwaffe 10-LOberfeldwebel[80] Observer in the 2.(H)/Aufklärungs-Gruppe 3[81][Note 88] 30 September 1944[80]
Spindler, WilhelmWilhelm Spindler+ Heer 12-HLeutnant[80] Platoon leader of the 13./Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 98[80][81] 21 December 1940[80] Awarded 718th Oak Leaves 31 January 1945[80]
Spitäller, FriedrichFriedrich Spitäller Heer 15-HMajor of the Reserves zur Verwendung (for disposition)[82] Commander of Jäger-Bataillon 8[81][82] 25 July 1943[82]
Spitzer, RobertRobert Spitzer Heer 13-HOberleutnant[82] Chief of the 2./Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 1541[81][82] 5 April 1945[82]
Spörle, RichardRichard Spörle Waffen-SS 14-WSS-Hauptsturmführer of the Reserves[82] Leader of the II./SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Regiment "Norge"[81][Note 89] 16 November 1944[82]
Sponeck, Hans Graf vonHans Graf von Sponeck Heer 19-HGeneralleutnant[82] Commander of the 22. Infanterie-Division[81][82] 14 May 1940[82]
Sponeck, Theodor Graf vonTheodor Graf von Sponeck Heer 17-HOberst[82] Commander of Schützen-Regiment 11[81][82] 12 September 1941[82]
Sponheimer, OttoOtto Sponheimer Heer 19-HGeneralleutnant[82] Commander of the 21. Infanterie-Division[81][82] 8 August 1941[82]
Sporck, CasperCasper Sporck Waffen-SS 06-WSS-Unterscharführer[82] Gun leader in the 5./SS-Freiwilligen-Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 11 "Nordland"[81][Note 90] 23 October 1944[82]
Spott, AlfredAlfred Spott Heer 13-HOberleutnant[82] Chief of the 8.(MG)/Grenadier-Regiment 1124[81][Note 91] 5 March 1945*[82] Killed in action 14 February 1945[81]
Sprang, MaxMax Sprang Heer 15-HMajor[82] Commander of Divisions Kampfschule 349[82][83] 9 December 1944[82]
Spranz, [Prof. Dr.] Bodo[Prof. Dr.] Bodo Spranz+[Note 92] Heer 13-HOberleutnant[82] Chief of the 1./Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 237[82][84] 3 October 1943[82] Awarded 308th Oak Leaves 3 October 1943[82]
Spreitzer, KarlKarl Spreitzer Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[82] Pilot in the 10.(Panzer)/Schlachtgeschwader 2 "Immelmann"[82][85] 1 April 1945[82]
Sprengel, AlfredAlfred Sprengel Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[86] Platoon leader in the 5./Grenadier-Regiment 405[85][86] 26 March 1944[86]
Spreu, WillyWilly Spreu Heer 15-HMajor of the Reserves[86] Leader of Panzergrenadier-Regiment 192[85][86] 24 February 1945[86]
Sprick, GustavGustav Sprick Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[86] Pilot in the 8./Jagdgeschwader 26 "Schlageter"[85][Note 93] 1 October 1940[86]
Springer, GustavGustav Springer Heer 09-HFeldwebel[86] Platoon leader in the 2./Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 253[85][86] 30 April 1945[86]
Springer, HeinrichHeinrich Springer Waffen-SS 14-WSS-Hauptsturmführer[86] Leader of the 3./SS-Infanterie-Regiment (motorized) "Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler"[85][Note 94] 12 January 1942[86]
Springmann, JosefJosef Springmann Heer 06-HOberjäger[86] Group leader in the 11./Jäger-Regiment 229[85][86] 5 April 1945[86]
Sprung, HelmuthHelmuth Sprung Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[86] Pilot in the 7./Kampfgeschwader 1 "Hindenburg"[85][Note 95] 12 November 1943[86]
Staar, AugustAugust Staar Heer 12-HLeutnant[86] Leader of the 4.(MG)/Grenadier-Regiment 112[85][Note 96] 22 August 1943[86]
Staats, GeorgGeorg Staats Kriegsmarine 14-MKapitänleutnant[86] Commander of U-508[85][86] 14 July 1943[86]
Staba, ErichErich Staba Heer 12-HLeutnant[86] Leader of the 1./Feld-Ersatz-Abteilung 89[84][86] 21 September 1944[86]
Stach, ErichErich Stach Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[86] Leader of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 149[85][86] 9 January 1945[86]
Stachelhaus, HermannHermann Stachelhaus Heer 13-HOberleutnant[86] Company leader in the I./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 103[85][Note 97] 4 May 1944[86]
Stadermann, WaldemarWaldemar Stadermann Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[87] Pilot in the 6./Kampfgeschwader 77[85][87] 12 November 1941[87]
Stadler, SylvesterSylvester Stadler+ Waffen-SS 15-WSS-Sturmbannführer[87] Commander of the II./SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment "Der Führer"[84][87] 6 April 1943[87] Awarded 303rd Oak Leaves 16 September 1943
(152nd) Swords 6 May 1945?[88][Note 98]
A black-and-white photograph of a man wearing a military uniform with fur collar, side cap and a neck order in shape of an Iron Cross. His cap has an emblem in shape of a human skull and crossed bones.
Staedke, HelmutHelmut Staedke Heer 17-HOberst im Generalstab (in the General Staff)[87] Chief of the general staff of the XXXV. Armeekorps[85][87] 14 August 1943[87]
Staehler, WilhelmWilhelm Stähler+ Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[87] Staffelführer of the 7./Schlachtgeschwader 2 "Immelmann"[85][87] 20 July 1944[87] Awarded 812th Oak Leaves 28 March 1945[87]
Staeudle, ErnstErnst Stäudle Waffen-SS 09-WSS-Oberscharführer of the Reserves[84][Note 99] Vorgeschobener Beobachter (forward observer) in the 8./SS-Artillerie-Regiment "Totenkopf"[84][87] 10 April 1942[87]
Stahel, ReinerReiner Stahel+ Luftwaffe 16-LOberstleutnant[87] Commander of Flak-Regiment 99 (motorized)[89][Note 100] 18 January 1942[87] Awarded 169th Oak Leaves 4 January 1943
79th Swords 18 July 1944[87]
Stahl, ErhardErhard Stahl Luftwaffe 10-LOberfeldwebel[87] Pilot in the 3.(K)/Lehrgeschwader 1[87][89] 16 April 1942*[87] Killed in action 22 March 1942[87]
Stahl, HendrikHendrik Stahl+ Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[87] Pilot in the 8./Sturzkampfgeschwader 2 "Immelmann"[89][Note 101] 23 December 1942[87] Awarded 506th Oak Leaves 24 June 1944[87]
Stahl, Dr.-jur. PaulDr.-jur. Paul Stahl+ Heer 15-HMajor of the Reserves[87] Leader of Panzergrenadier-Regiment 114[87][89] 4 May 1944[87] Awarded (879th) Oak Leaves 9 May 1945?[54][Note 102]
Stahlmann, WilhelmWilhelm Stahlmann Heer 09-HFeldwebel[87] Platoon leader in the 8./Grenadier-Regiment 497[87][89] 16 March 1944*[87] Killed in action 29 February 1944[89]
Stahlschmidt, Hans-ArnoldHans-Arnold Stahlschmidt+ Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[87] Staffelführer of the 2./Jagdgeschwader 27[87][89] 20 August 1942[87] Awarded 365th Oak Leaves 3 January 1944[87]
Stahnke, Karl-HeinzKarl-Heinz Stahnke Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[90] Staffelkapitän of the 3./Kampfgeschwader 40[89][Note 103] 20 October 1944[89][Note 103]
Staiger, FriedrichFriedrich Staiger Heer 15-HMajor[90] Commander of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 185[89][90] 23 August 1944[90]
Staiger, HermannHermann Staiger Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[90] Staffelkapitän of the 7./Jagdgeschwader 51[90][91] 16 July 1941[90]
Stamer, Dr. phil. HeinzDr. phil. Heinz Stamer Kriegsmarine 15-MKorvettenkapitän zur Verwendung (for disposition)[90] Chief of the 8. Vorpostenflottille[89][90] 20 April 1945[90]
Stammerjohann, ReinholdReinhold Stammerjohann Heer 17-HOberst[90] Commander of Panzergrenadier-Regiment 76[89][90] 14 April 1945[90]
Stamp, GerhardGerhard Stamp Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[90] Pilot in the 1.(K)/Lehrgeschwader 1[89][90] 24 March 1943[90]
Stampfer, OttoOtto Stampfer Heer 14-HHauptmann[90] Deputy leader of the III./Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 136[89][Note 104] 23 July 1942[90]
Stams, OttoOtto Stams Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[90] Gruppenkommandeur of the II./Kampfgeschwader 1 "Hindenburg"[89][90] 1 August 1941[90]
Stannek, FriedrichFriedrich Stannek Luftwaffe 10-LFahnenjunker-Oberfeldwebel[90] Observer in the 4.(H)/Aufklärungs-Gruppe 12[89][Note 105] 12 November 1943[90]
Stapf, OttoOtto Stapf Heer 19-HGeneralleutnant[90] Commander of the 111. Infanterie-Division[89][90] 31 August 1941[90]
Starck, Wilhelm vonWilhelm von Starck Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[90] Leader of the I./Artillerie-Regiment 1553[89][90] 23 October 1944[90]
Starke, HeinrichHeinrich Starke Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[90] Pilot in the 6./Schlachtgeschwader 10[89][Note 106] 28 January 1945[90]
Starl, MatthiasMatthias Starl?[Note 107] Heer 14-HHauptmann[91] Commander of the I./Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 98[91] 1 June 1945[91]
Starosta, OttoOtto Starosta Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[93] Platoon leader in the 1./Grenadier-Regiment 686[89][93] 8 May 1943[93]
Stather, HeribertHeribert Stather Heer 15-HMajor[93] Leader of Grenadier-Regiment 482[89][93] 8 August 1943[93]
Staubach, AlfredAlfred Staubach Heer 06-HUnteroffizier[93] Group leader in the 7./Grenadier-Regiment 697[89][93] 27 August 1943[93]
Staudegger, FranzFranz Staudegger Waffen-SS 06-WSS-Unterscharführer[93] Panzer commander in the 13./SS-Panzer-Regiment "Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler"[93][94] 10 July 1943[93]
Staufenbiehl, PaulPaul Staufenbiehl Heer 13-HOberleutnant[93] Chief of Stabskompanie/Jäger-Regiment 49[93][95] 17 April 1945[93]
Stauss, Sven vonSven von Stauss Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[93] Commander of the II./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 98[93][95] 30 April 1945*[93] Died of wounds 23 April 1945[93]
Stautner, LudwigLudwig Stautner Heer 15-HMajor[93] Commander of the I./Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 139[93][95] 20 June 1940[93]
Stechmann, HansHans Stechmann Luftwaffe 10-LOberfeldwebel[93] Pilot in the 9./Jagdgeschwader 3[93][95] 4 September 1941[93]
Stecken, AlbertAlbert Stecken Luftwaffe 15-LMajor im Generalstab (in the General Staff)[93] Ia (operations officer) of the 8. Fallschirmjäger-Division[93][95] 28 April 1945[93]
Steckmeier, JakobJakob Steckmeier Heer 12-HLeutnant[93] Leader of the 3./Grenadier-Regiment 485[93][95] 9 April 1944[93]
Steen, Ernst-SiegfriedErnst-Siegfried Steen Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[93] Gruppenkommandeur of the III./Sturzkampfgeschwader 2 "Immelmann"[93][95] 17 October 1941*[93] Killed in action 23 September 1941[95]
Steenbock, KurtKurt Steenbock Heer 04-HObergefreiter[93] Messenger squadron leader in the III./Grenadier-Regiment 53[93][95] 14 May 1944[93]
Steets, KonradKonrad Steets Luftwaffe 03-LGefreiter[96] Battalion messenger in the II./Fallschirm-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 2 "Hermann Göring"[95][Note 108] 30 November 1944[96]
Steffani, WilhelmWilhelm Steffani Heer 03-HGefreiter[96] Richtschütze (gunner) in the 13.(Infanteriegeschütz)/Grenadier-Regiment 948[95][Note 109] 4 May 1944[96]
Steffen, HelmutHelmut Steffen Luftwaffe 10-LOberfeldwebel[96] Pilot in the 5.(F)/Aufklärungs-Gruppe 122[95][Note 110] 5 December 1943[96]
Steffen, KarlKarl Steffen Luftwaffe 09-LFeldwebel[96] Pilot in the 9./Jagdgeschwader 52[95][Note 111] 1 July 1942[96]
Steffen, WalterWalter Steffen Heer 14-HHauptmann[96] Commander of Regiment Gruppe 510[94][96] 4 July 1944[96]
Steger, FritzFritz Steger Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[96] Platoon leader in Infanterie-Regiment 20 (motorized)[95][96] 15 August 1940[96]
Steger, WilhelmWilhelm Steger Heer 09-HFeldwebel[96] Platoon leader in the 6./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 10[95][96] 20 April 1943[96]
Steglich, MartinMartin Steglich+ Heer 14-HHauptmann[96] Leader of the II./Füsilier-Regiment 27[95][Note 112] 25 January 1943[96] Awarded 816th Oak Leaves 5 April 1945[96]
Stegmann, KarlKarl Stegmann Heer 06-HUnteroffizier[96] Assistant observer in the 7./Artillerie-Regiment 198[95][96] 20 January 1944*[96] Killed in action 6 November 1943[95]
Stegmann, RudolfRudolf Stegmann Heer 18-HGeneralmajor[96] Commander of the 36. Infanterie-Division[95][96] 20 January 1944[96]
Stehle, WernerWerner Stehle Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[96] Platoon leader in the 3./Fallschirm-Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 12[95][96] 28 April 1945[96]
Steidl, KonradKonrad Steidl Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[97] Deputy leader of the I./2. Jäger-Regiment "Brandenburg"[98][Note 113] 26 January 1944[97]
Steidle, LuitpoldLuitpold Steidle Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[97] Commander of Grenadier-Regiment 767[97][98] 22 January 1943[97]
Steigelmann, EugenEugen Steigelmann Heer 09-HFeldwebel[97] Platoon leader in the 8./Grenadier-Regiment 80[97][98] 9 June 1944[97]
Stein, ErichErich Stein Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[97] Leader of the II./Grenadier-Regiment 105[97][98] 3 January 1944[97]
Stein, GerhardGerhard Stein Heer 14-HHauptmann[99][Note 114] Leader of Divisions-Füsilier-Bataillon 30[99][Note 114] 26 November 1944[97]
Stein, GüntherGünther Stein Luftwaffe 09-LFeldwebel[97] Radio operator in the 6./Kampfgeschwader 2[97][98] 26 March 1944[97]
Stein, WalterWalter Stein Heer 15-HMajor[97] Commander of the III./Grenadier-Regiment 485[97][98] 28 November 1943[97]
Stein, WernerWerner Stein Luftwaffe 09-LFeldwebel[97] Air gunner in the 1./Sturzkampfgeschwader 2 "Immelmann"[97][98] 19 August 1943[97]
Steinaecker, Heinz-Eberhard Freiherr vonHeinz-Eberhard Freiherr von Steinaecker Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[98][Note 115] Leader of the 2./Flak-Regiment 61 (motorized)[98][Note 115] 26 March 1944[97]
Steinbach, Dr. phil. HeinzDr. phil. Heinz Steinbach Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[97] Platoon leader in the 3./Panzer-Pionier-Bataillon 19[97][98] 27 September 1943*[97] Died of wounds 22 August 1943[98]
Steinbacher, FritzFritz Steinbacher Heer 14-HHauptmann[97] Leader of the I./Artillerie-Regiment 172[97][98] 21 February 1944[97]
Steinbatz, LeopoldLeopold Steinbatz+ Luftwaffe 09-LFeldwebel[97] Pilot in the 9./Jagdgeschwader 52[97][99] 14 February 1942[97] Awarded 96th Oak Leaves 2 June 1942
14th Swords 23 June 1942[97]
Steinborn, EberhardEberhard Steinborn Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[100] Leader of Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 156[99][100] 11 July 1944[100]
Steinbrenner, WalterWalter Steinbrenner Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[100] Chief of the 7./Grenadier-Regiment 211[98][100] 9 July 1944[100]
Steiner, FelixFelix Steiner+ Waffen-SS 17-WSS-Oberführer[100] Commander of SS-Infanterie-Regiment (motorized) "Deutschland"[99][Note 116] 15 August 1940[100] Awarded 159th Oak Leaves 23 December 1942
86th Swords 10 August 1944[100]
A man wearing a military uniform and neck order, in the shape of a cross. His hair is combed to the back.
Steinert, GerhardGerhard Steinert Heer 13-HOberleutnant[100] Chief of the 9./Grenadier-Regiment 532[98][100] 21 April 1944[100]
Steinführer, GerhardGerhard Steinführer Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[100] Platoon leader in the 2./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 394[98][100] 8 May 1943[100]
Steinhardt, DietrichDietrich Steinhardt Heer 13-HOberleutnant[100] Chief of the 2./Infanterie-Regiment 51 (motorized)[98][Note 117] 27 October 1939[100]
Steinhausen, GünterGünter Steinhausen Luftwaffe 09-LFeldwebel[100] Pilot in the 1./Jagdgeschwader 27[98][100] 3 November 1942[100] Missing in action 6 September 1942[98]
Steinhauser, GeorgGeorg Steinhauser Heer 06-HUnteroffizier[100] Group leader in the 5./Grenadier-Regiment 316[98][100] 31 January 1945[100]
Steinhoff, GeorgGeorg Steinhoff Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[100] Deputy platoon leader of the Pionierzug Stabskompanie I./Grenadier-Regiment 431[101][Note 118] 29 November 1944[100]
Steinhoff, JohannesJohannes Steinhoff+ Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[100] Staffelkapitän of the 4./Jagdgeschwader 52[100][101] 30 August 1941[100] Awarded 115th Oak Leaves 2 September 1942
82nd Swords 28 July 1944[100]
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Steinhorst, PaulPaul Steinhorst Heer 13-HOberleutnant[100] Chief of the 6./Grenadier-Regiment 410[100][102] 20 October 1944*[100] Died of wounds 19 October 1944[100]
Steinkamp, Hans-HermannHans-Hermann Steinkamp Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[100] Staffelkapitän of the 14.(Panzer)/Schlachtgeschwader 9[100][101] 24 October 1944[100]
Steinke, ErhardErhard Steinke?[Note 119] Heer 14-HHauptmann[101] Battalion leader in the 129. Infanterie-Division[101] 20 April 1945[101]
Steinkeller, Friedrich-Carl vonFriedrich-Carl von Steinkeller Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[103] Commander of Panzergrenadier-Regiment 7[101][103] 31 March 1943[103]
Steinkopf, HerbertHerbert Steinkopf Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[103] Chief of the 3./Grenadier-Regiment 467[101][103] 15 May 1944[103]
Steinmann, WilhelmWilhelm Steinmann Luftwaffe 15-LMajor of the Reserves[103] Gruppenkommandeur of the I./Jagdgeschwader 4[102][103] 28 March 1945[103]
Steinwachs, HansHans Steinwachs Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[101][Note 120] Staffelkapitän of the 4./Sturzkampfgeschwader 1[101][Note 120] 5 February 1944[103]
Steinwachs, HeinrichHeinrich Steinwachs Heer 16-HOberstleutnant zur Verwendung (for disposition)[103] Commander of Panzer-Artillerie-Regiment 116[101][103] 15 April 1944[103]
Steinwachs, WalterWalter Steinwachs Heer 13-HOberleutnant[103] Adjutant of Grenadier-Regiment 432[101][103] 30 April 1945*[103] Killed in action 23 March 1945[101]
Steiof, JosefJosef Steiof Heer 15-HMajor[103] Leader of Grenadier-Regiment 1096[101][103] 22 October 1944[103]
Stellmann, WilhelmWilhelm Stellmann Luftwaffe 04-LObergefreiter[103] Richtkanonier (gunner) in the 5./Reserve-Flak-Abteilung 115[101][103] 16 November 1942[103]
Stellwagen, FriedrichFriedrich Stellwagen Heer 14-HHauptmann[103] Commander of the II./Grenadier-Regiment 106[101][103] 17 March 1945[103]
Stemmermann, WilhelmWilhelm Stemmermann+ Heer 20-HGeneral der Artillerie[103] Commanding general of the XI. Armeekorps[101][103] 7 February 1944[103] Awarded 399th Oak Leaves 18 February 1944[103]
Stemmler, WilhelmWilhelm Stemmler Luftwaffe 15-LMajor[103] Geschwaderkommodore of Kampfgeschwader 77[101][103] 6 October 1944[103]
Stentzler, EdgarEdgar Stentzler Luftwaffe 15-LMajor[104] Commander of the II./Fallschirmjäger-Sturm-Regiment[101][Note 121] 9 July 1941[104]
Stenwedel, AlbertAlbert Stenwedel?[Note 122] Waffen-SS 15-WSS-Sturmbannführer[101] Commander of the II./Waffen-Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 27 der SS[101] 3 May 1945[101]
Stenzel, HeinrichHeinrich Stenzel Heer 13-HOberleutnant[104] Chief of the 2.(Radfahr)/Divisions-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 12[101][Note 123] 22 December 1941[104]
Stenzel, HerbertHerbert Stenzel Heer 14-HHauptmann[104] Leader of the I./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 108[101][104] 5 March 1945[104]
Stephan, AloisAlois Stephan Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[104] Leader of the 1./Grenadier-Regiment 1084[101][104] 10 February 1945[104]
Stephan, EberhardEberhard Stephan Heer 15-HMajor[104] Commander of Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 116[101][104] 12 January 1945[104]
Stephani, KurtKurt Stephani Luftwaffe 15-LMajor of the Reserves[104] Leader of Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 9[107][Note 124] 30 September 1944*[104] Died of wounds 20 August 1944[108]
Stepp, Hans-KarlHans-Karl Stepp+ Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[104] Staffelkapitän of the 7./Sturzkampfgeschwader 2 "Immelmann"[104][108] 4 February 1942[104] Awarded 462nd Oak Leaves 27 April 1944[109][Note 125]
Steputat, JürgenJürgen Steputat Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[104] Pilot in the Eprobungsstaffel (test squadron) I./Kampfgeschwader 30[108][Note 126] 20 December 1941*[104] Killed in action 8 September 1941[108]
Stern, HansHans Stern Heer 14-HHauptmann[104] Chief of the 3./Panzer-Regiment 11[104][108] 15 July 1941[104]
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Sternbach, Franz Reichsfreiherr vonFranz Reichsfreiherr von Sternbach Heer 14-HHauptmann[104] Commander of the III./Grenadier-Regiment 688[104][108] 12 November 1943[104]
Sterr, HeinrichHeinrich Sterr Luftwaffe 10-LOberfeldwebel[104] Pilot in the 6./Jagdgeschwader 54[104][108] 5 December 1943[104]
Stettin, GünterGünter Stettin Heer 15-HMajor[110] Commander of Panzer-Pionier-Bataillon 92[108][110] 24 January 1944[110]
Stettner Ritter von Grabenhofen, WalterWalter Stettner Ritter von Grabenhofen Heer 17-HOberst[110] Commander of the 1. Gebirgs-Division[108][110] 23 April 1943[110]
A man wearing a field cap and military uniform.
Steudel, FritzFritz Steudel Luftwaffe 10-LOberfeldwebel[110] Radio operator in the Stab II./Kampfgeschwader 53 "Legion Condor"[108][110] 28 February 1945[110]
Steudel, JosefJosef Steudel Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[110] Staffelkapitän of the 8./Kampfgeschwader 2[108][Note 127] 29 October 1944[110]
Steuer, Dr. jur. Friedrich-WilhelmDr. jur. Friedrich-Wilhelm Steuer Heer 15-HMajor[110] Commander of the III./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 129[108][110] 26 August 1943[110]
Stichtenoth, FriedrichFriedrich Stichtenoth Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[110] Commander of Panzergrenadier-Regiment 128[108][110] 5 September 1944[110]
Stiefelmayer, OttoOtto Stiefelmayer Heer 13-HOberleutnant[110] Chief of the 1./Panzer-Regiment 8[108][110] 12 July 1942[110]
Stiefvater, HermannHermann Stiefvater Heer 15-HMajor[110] Commander of Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 173[108][110] 18 May 1941[110]
Stiegert, RolfRolf Stiegert Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[110] Leader of the II./Grenadier-Regiment 316[108][110] 16 January 1945[110]
Stiegler, JohannJohann Stiegler Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[110] Platoon leader in the Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung "Feldherrnhalle"[108][110] 1 February 1945[110]
Stier, GottwaldGottwald Stier Heer 06-HUnteroffizier of the Reserves[108][Note 128] Gun leader in the 1./Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 667[108][Note 128] 13 August 1943[110]
Stier, Dipl.-Ing. PaulDipl.-Ing. Paul Stier Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[110] Leader of the 2./Pionier-Bataillon 741[108][110] 8 October 1942*[110] Killed in action 21 September 1942[108]
Stifter, KurtKurt Stifter Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[111] Pilot in the 9./Sturzkampfgeschwader 77[108][Note 129] 22 January 1943*[111] Killed in action 21 December 1942[108]
Stigler, JosefJosef Stigler Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[111] Leader of the II./Infanterie-Regiment 42[108][111] 10 July 1942[111]
Stillger, FritzFritz Stillger Heer 12-HLeutnant[111] Leader of the 7./Grenadier-Regiment 1[108][Note 130] 14 June 1943[111]
Stimmer, AlbertAlbert Stimmer Heer 10-HOberfähnrich[111] Vorgeschobener Beobachter (forward observer) in Artillerie-Regiment 342[111][112] 6 October 1944[111]
Stimpel, [Prof. Dr.] Walter[Prof. Dr.] Walter Stimpel[Note 92] Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[111] Staffelkapitän of the 6./Sturzkampfgeschwader 77[111][112] 7 June 1942[111]
Stock, ErnstErnst Stock Heer 15-HMajor[111] Leader of Grenadier-Regiment 849[112][Note 131] 12 November 1943[111]
Stock, Hans-ChristianHans-Christian Stock+ Heer 12-HLeutnant[111] Platoon leader of the 2./Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 270[111][112] 22 August 1943[111] Awarded 628th Oak Leaves 23 October 1944[111]
Stocker, WolfgangWolfgang Stocker Heer 09-HFeldwebel[111] Platoon leader in the 6./Grenadier-Regiment 97[111][112] 4 May 1944[111]
Stockhausen, Hans-Gerrit vonHans-Gerrit von Stockhausen Kriegsmarine 15-MKorvettenkapitän[111] Commander of U-65[111][112] 14 January 1941[111]
Stodieck, OttoOtto Stodieck Heer 13-HOberleutnant[111] Chief of the 5./Panzer-Regiment 1[111][112] 31 January 1944*[111] Killed in action 24 December 1943[112]
Stoeckert, HerbertHerbert Stöckert Heer 03-HGefreiter[111] Machine gun leader in the 9./Infanterie-Regiment 156 (motorized)[112][Note 132] 10 October 1941*[111] Died of wounds 4 October 1941[112]
Stoeckl, AloisAlois Stoeckl Luftwaffe 17-LOberst[111] Geschwaderkommodore of Kampfgeschwader 55[111][113] 4 July 1940[111]
Stoecks, HelmutHelmut Stoecks Heer 06-HUnteroffizier[114] With the commander of Fester Platz Wilna[112][Note 133] 20 July 1944[114]
Stoerchel, HelmutHelmut Störchel Luftwaffe 15-LMajor[112][Note 134] Gruppenkommandeur of the III./Kampfgeschwader 30[112][114] 22 November 1943[114]
Stoerck, GeorgGeorg Störck+ Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[114] Leader of the pioneer platoon in the Stabskompanie/Schützen-Regiment 394[112][114] 22 September 1941[114] Awarded (880th) Oak Leaves 9 May 1945?[115][Note 135]
Stoerl, JohannesJohannes Störl Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[114] Chief of the 2./Artillerie-Regiment 156[112][114] 10 September 1943[114]
Stoessel von der Heyde, ArnoArno Stoessel von der Heyde Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[114] Commander of the I./Infanterie-Regiment 78[112][114] 30 August 1942[114]
Stoewaß, Karl-FriedrichKarl-Friedrich Stoewaß Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[114] Chief of the 2./Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 14[112][114] 14 April 1945[114]
Stoffers, ArnoldArnold Stoffers Waffen-SS 16-WSS-Obersturmbannführer[114] Commander of SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 23 "Norge"[112][Note 136] 12 March 1944*[114] Killed in action 25 February 1944[112]
Stoffleth, HorstHorst Stoffleth Heer 13-HOberleutnant[114] Company leader in the gemischte Aufklärungs-Abteilung 178[113][Note 137] 20 August 1942[114]
Stoffregen, ErichErich Stoffregen Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[114] Gruppenkommandeur of the II./Kampfgeschwader 30[112][114] 13 August 1942[114]
Stohwasser, HansHans Stohwasser Kriegsmarine 18-MKonteradmiral[114] Befehlshaber der Sicherung der Ostsee[112][114] 30 November 1940[114]
Stoll, HermanHerman Stoll Heer 14-HHauptmann[114] Commander of the II./Grenadier-Regiment 521[112][114] 9 June 1944*[114] Killed in action 19 February 1944[112]
Stoll, PaulPaul Stoll Heer 06-HUnteroffizier[114] Truppführer (troop leader) in the 7./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 128[114][117] 2 September 1944[114]
Stoll-Berberich, EgonEgon Stoll-Berberich Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann of the Reserves[117][Note 138] Staffelkapitän of the 7./Sturzkampfgeschwader 1[117][118] 29 February 1944[118]
Stolle, BrunoBruno Stolle Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[118] Staffelkapitän of the 8./Jagdgeschwader 2 "Richthofen"[117][118] 17 March 1943[118]
Stollnberger, HansHans Stollnberger Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[118] Staffelführer of the 8./Schlachtgeschwader 1[117][118] 14 October 1942[118]
Stolte, AntonAnton Stolte Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[118] Platoon leader in the Stabskompanie/Grenadier-Regiment 943[117][118] 19 August 1944[118]
Stoltenburg, JohannesJohannes Stoltenburg Heer 17-HOberst[118] Commander of Artillerie-Regiment 177[117][118] 11 August 1944[118]
Stolz, EdwinEdwin Stolz+ Heer 09-HFeldwebel[118] Platoon leader in the 14.(Panzerjäger)/Grenadier-Regiment 353[117][Note 139] 8 February 1943[118] Awarded 498th Oak Leaves 12 June 1944[118]
Stolz, Dipl.-Ing. HaraldDipl.-Ing. Harald Stolz Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[118] Commander of Kradschützen-Bataillon 43[117][118] 28 August 1942[118]
Stolz, JosefJosef Stolz Heer 12-HLeutnant[118] Platoon leader in the 10./Infanterie-Regiment 51 (motorized)[117][Note 140] 27 October 1939[118]
Stolzmann, Joachim vonJoachim von Stolzmann Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[118] Commander of the III./Infanterie-Regiment 17[117][118] 29 September 1940[118]
Storek, ErichErich Storek Heer 12-HLeutnant[118] Leader of the 8./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 108[117][118] 5 April 1944[118]
Storp, WalterWalter Storp+ Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[118] Gruppenkommandeur of the II./Kampfgeschwader 76[117][118] 21 October 1940[118] Awarded 22nd Oak Leaves 14 July 1941[118]
Stotten, Hans-GüntherHans-Günther Stotten+ Heer 12-HLeutnant[119] Leader of the 1./Panzer-Regiment 3[117][119] 4 July 1940[119] Awarded 236th Oak Leaves 10 May 1943[119]
Stotz, MaxMax Stotz+ Luftwaffe 10-LOberfeldwebel[119] Pilot in the 5./Jagdgeschwader 54[117][119] 19 June 1942[119] Awarded 137th Oak Leaves 30 October 1942[119]
Stoy, OttoOtto Stoy Heer 12-HLeutnant[119] Leader of the 3./Artillerie-Regiment 171[117][119] 5 November 1944[119]
Strachwitz von Groß-Zauche und Camminetz, [Dr.] Ernst Graf[Dr.] Ernst Graf Strachwitz von Groß-Zauche und Camminetz[Note 63] Heer 14-HHauptmann[119] Leader of the II./Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 137[119][120] 26 November 1944[119]
Strachwitz von Gross-Zauche und Camminetz, Hyazinth GrafHyazinth Graf Strachwitz von Gross-Zauche und Camminetz+ Heer 15-HMajor of the Reserves[119] Commander of the I./Panzer-Regiment 2[117][119] 25 August 1941[119] Awarded 144th Oak Leaves 13 November 1942
27th Swords 28 March 1943
11th Diamonds 15 April 1944[119]
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Strachwitz, Mauritz Freiherr vonMauritz Freiherr von Strachwitz Heer 19-HGeneralleutnant[119] Commander of the 87. Infanterie-Division[117][119] 9 January 1945[119]
Stracke, WalterWalter Stracke Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[119] Chief of the 2./Kradschützen-Bataillon 53[117][119] 21 November 1942[119]
Straehler-Pohl, GüntherGünther Straehler-Pohl Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[119] Commander of the II./Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 3[117][Note 141] 10 May 1943[119]
Strahammer, MartinMartin Strahammer+ Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[119] Commander of Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 240[117][119] 30 January 1942[119] Awarded 545th Oak Leaves 11 August 1944[119]
Strakeljahn, Friedrich-WilhelmFriedrich-Wilhelm Strakeljahn Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[119] Staffelkapitän of the 14.(Jabo)/Jagdgeschwader 5[119][121] 19 August 1943[119]
Strapatin, StefanStefan Strapatin Waffen-SS 04-WSS-Rottenführer[122] Telecommunication troop leader in the II./(niederl.)SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 49 "De Ruyter"[123][Note 142] 16 November 1944[122]
Strasser, ErwinErwin Strasser Heer 13-HOberleutnant[122] Leader of the 5./Panzer-Regiment 33[121][122] 5 March 1945[122]
Strassl, HubertHubert Straßl Luftwaffe 10-LOberfeldwebel[122] Pilot in the 8./Jagdgeschwader 51 "Mölders"[121][122] 12 November 1943*[122] Killed in action 8 July 1943[121]
Strassmair, HannesHannes Straßmair Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[122] Pilot in the 2.(F)/Aufklärungs-Gruppe 122[121][122] 3 April 1943[122]
Stratemann, HinrichHinrich Stratemann Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[122] Chief of the 8./Grenadier-Regiment 76 (motorized)[121][122] 2 October 1943[122]
Straub, JohannJohann Straub Heer 12-HLeutnant[122] Platoon leader in Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 7[121][122] 12 August 1944[122]
Straube, ErichErich Straube+ Heer 18-HGeneralmajor[122] Commander of the 268. Infanterie-Division[121][122] 19 July 1940[122] Awarded 609th Oak Leaves 30 September 1944[122]
Straube, GeorgGeorg Straube Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[122] Platoon leader in the 2./Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 18 (motorized)[121][Note 143] 2 June 1943[122]
Strauß, AdolfAdolf Strauß Heer 20-HGeneral der Infanterie[122] Commanding general of the II. Armeekorps[121][122] 27 October 1939[122]
Strauß, GustavGustav Strauß Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[121][Note 144] Platoon leader in the 10./Infanterie-Regiment 267[121][122] 25 October 1942[122]
Strauß, HubertHubert Strauß Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[122] Leader of the 9./Grenadier-Regiment 361 (motorized)[121][122] 4 October 1944[122]
Streck, WernerWerner Streck Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[124] Leader of Feldersatz-Bataillon 81[121][124] 28 December 1943[124]
Streckenbach, BrunoBruno Streckenbach+ Waffen-SS 18-WSS-Brigadeführer and Generalmajor of the Waffen-SS[121][Note 145] Commander of the 19. Waffen-Grenadier-Division of the SS[121][Note 145] 27 August 1944[124] Awarded 701st Oak Leaves 16 January 1945[124]
Strecker, KarlKarl Strecker Heer 19-HGeneralleutnant[124] Commander of the 79. Infanterie-Division[121][124] 26 October 1941[124]
Strecker, WolfgangWolfgang Strecker Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[124] Leader of Grenadier-Regiment 545[121][124] 5 April 1945[124]
Strehlau, ErwinErwin Strehlau Heer 03-HGefreiter[124] Group leader in the 2./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 5[121][124] 9 June 1944[124]
Streib, WernerWerner Streib+ Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[124] Staffelkapitän of the 2./Nachtjagdgeschwader 1[121][124] 6 October 1940[124] Awarded 197th Oak Leaves 26 February 1943
54th Swords 11 March 1944[124]
Streich, JohannesJohannes Streich Heer 17-HOberst[124] Commander of Panzer-Regiment 15[121][124] 31 January 1941[124]
A man wearing a peaked cap, military uniform with an Iron Cross displayed at the front of his uniform collar.
Streich, OttoOtto Streich Heer 06-HUnteroffizier[124] Group leader in the 1./Grenadier-Regiment 187[121][124] 28 March 1945[124] Missing in action 21 November 1944[124]
Streil, LudwigLudwig Streil Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[124] Commander of Infanterie-Regiment 61[121][124] 30 June 1941*[124] Killed in action 17 May 1940[121]
Streit, Dipl.-Ing. GerhardDipl.-Ing. Gerhard Streit Heer 15-HMajor of the Reserves[124] Commander of Pionier-Brückenbau-Bataillon 646 (motorized)[121][Note 146] 9 June 1944[124]
Streit, KarlKarl Streit Heer 09-HFeldwebel[124] Platoon leader in the 11./Grenadier-Regiment 461[124][125] 26 August 1943[124]
Streit, LudwigLudwig Streit Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[126] Leader of the 5./Artillerie-Regiment 114[125][126] 10 September 1943[126]
Streit, WernerWerner Streit Heer 14-HHauptmann[126] Chief of the 5./Grenadier-Regiment 51 (motorized)[125][126] 14 April 1943[126]
Strelow, HansHans Strelow+ Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[126] Staffelführer of the 5./Jagdgeschwader 51 "Mölders"[126][127] 18 March 1942[126] Awarded 84th Oak Leaves 24 March 1942[126]
Strelow, SiegfriedSiegfried Strelow Kriegsmarine 14-MKapitänleutnant[126] Commander of U-435[125][126] 27 October 1942[126]
Strich, WaldemarWaldemar Strich Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[126] Commander of Grenadier-Regiment 1114[125][126] 23 March 1945*[126] Killed in action 27 January 1945[125][Note 147]
Stricker, Karl-HeinzKarl-Heinz Stricker Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[126] Gruppenkommandeur of the I./Schnellkampfgeschwader 210[125][126] 2 October 1942*[126] Killed in action 13 September 1941[125]
Strippel, HansHans Strippel+ Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[126] Platoon leader in the 2./Panzer-Regiment 1[125][126] 22 January 1943[126] Awarded 485th Oak Leaves 4 June 1944[126]
Strobel, AntonAnton Strobel Heer 15-HMajor of the Reserves[126] Commander of the II./Artillerie-Regiment 219[125][126] 13 April 1944[126]
Strobel, PaulPaul Strobel Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[126] Staffelkapitän of the 7./Kampfgeschwader 4 "General Wever"[125][Note 148] 26 March 1944*[126] Killed in action 19 September 1943[125]
Strobl, HeinrichHeinrich Strobl Heer 12-HLeutnant[126] Frontaufklärungskommando 202 Einheit "Schill"[127][Note 149] 9 May 1945[127][Note 149]
Strohm, FriedrichFriedrich Strohm+ Heer 15-HMajor[126] Commander of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 480[125][126] 18 January 1944[126] Awarded 613th Oak Leaves 18 October 1944[126]
Strohmaier, PaulPaul Strohmaier Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[128] Chief of the 3./Flak-Regiment 297 (motorized)[125][Note 150] 8 August 1944[128]
Strojek, HelmutHelmut Strojek Heer 09-HFeldwebel[128] Platoon leader in the 4./Grenadier-Regiment 986[125][128] 17 March 1945[128]
Stronk, WolframWolfram Stronk Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[128] Chief of the 6./Fallschirm-Panzer-Regiment "Hermann Göring"[125][128] 18 October 1944[128]
Strotmann, HeinrichHeinrich Strotmann Heer 09-HFeldwebel[128] Platoon leader in the 12./Grenadier-Regiment 371[125][128] 18 November 1943[128]
Struckmann, RudolfRudolf Struckmann Heer 13-HOberleutnant[128] Adjutant in the Stab/Schützen-Regiment 115[125][128] 21 January 1942[128]
Struening, HeinzHeinz Strüning+ Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant of the Reserves[125][Note 151] Pilot in the 3./Nachtjagdgeschwader 1[125][Note 151] 29 October 1942[128] Awarded 528th Oak Leaves 20 July 1944[128] A pilot seated in his fighter craft gestures with a gloved hand.
Stry, HerbertHerbert Stry Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[128] Pilot in the 5./Sturzkampfgeschwader 3[125][Note 152] 24 September 1942[128]
Stubenrauch, KarlKarl Stubenrauch Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[128] Chief of the 4./Grenadier-Regiment 282[125][128] 22 April 1943[128]
Stuchlick, WernerWerner Stuchlick Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[128] Leader of the II./Fallschirm-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 2 "Hermann Göring"[125][128] 30 November 1944[128]
Stuckmann, HermannHermann Stuckmann Kriegsmarine 13-MOberleutnant zur See[128] Commander of U-621[128][129] 11 August 1944[128]
Student, KurtKurt Student+ Luftwaffe 19-LGeneralleutnant[128] Commander of the 7. Flieger-Division[129][Note 153] 12 May 1940[128] Awarded 305th Oak Leaves 27 September 1943[128] Black-and-white picture of a man with peaked cap, military uniform displaying various military decorations.
Studte, OttoOtto Studte Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[128] Chief of the 8./Artillerie-Regiment 389[128][129] 16 October 1944*[128] Died of wounds 9 October 1944[129]
Stueck, AdolfAdolf Stück Heer 09-HWachtmeister of the Reserves[129][Note 154] Vorgeschobener Beobachter (forward observer) in the 1./Artillerie-Regiment 251[129][130] 26 October 1943[130]
Stuedemann, GerhardGerhard Stüdemann+ Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[130] Staffelkapitän of the 9./Sturzkampfgeschwader 77[130][131] 26 March 1944[130] Awarded 813th Oak Leaves 28 March 1945[130]
Stuehmer, GustavGustav Stühmer+ Heer 09-HFeldwebel[130] Platoon leader in the 11./Grenadier-Regiment 399[129][130] 29 December 1942[130] Awarded 422nd Oak Leaves 6 March 1944[130]
Stuelpnagel, Carl-Heinrich vonCarl-Heinrich von Stülpnagel?[Note 155] Heer 20-HGeneral der Infantrie[129] Commander-in-chief of the 17. Armee[129] 21 August 1941[129]
A man wearing a military uniform with an Iron Cross displayed at the front of his uniform collar.
Stuenzner, Ewald vonEwald von Stünzner Heer 14-HHauptmann[130] Chief of the 3./Panzer-Abteilung 103[129][130] 10 September 1942[130]
Stuenzner, Georg vonGeorg von Stünzner Heer 16-HOberstleutnant im Generalstab (in the General Staff)[130] Ia (Operations officer) of the 29. Panzergrenadier-Division[129][130] 10 September 1943*[130] Died of wounds 3 September 1943[129]
Stuerber, VitusVitus Stürber Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[130] Leader of Grenadier-Regiment 71 (motorized)[129][130] 29 December 1942[130]
Stuertz, FritzFritz Stürtz Heer 15-HMajor of the Reserves[130] Commander of Pionier-Bataillon 161[129][130] 29 February 1944[130]
Stuetzle, (Johann-)Nepomuk(Johann-)Nepomuk Stützle?[Note 156] Heer 04-HObergefreiter[129] In the Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung "Großdeutschland"[129] 8 May 1945[129]
Stuewe, EberhardEberhard Stüwe Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[130] Tasked with the dealings of the III./Kampfgeschwader 77[129][Note 157] 5 September 1944[130]
Stuhlberger, WilhelmWilhelm Stuhlberger Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[130] Chief of the 5./Flak-Regiment 29 (motorized)[129][130] 9 June 1944[130]
Stumme, GeorgGeorg Stumme Heer 20-HGeneral der Kavallerie[130] Commanding general of the XXXX. Armeekorps[129][130] 19 July 1940[130]
A man wearing a peaked cap, military uniform with an Iron Cross displayed at the front of his uniform collar.
Stumpe, ErichErich Stumpe Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant of the Reserves[130] Pilot in the 1.(F)/Aufklärungs-Gruppe 121[129][Note 158] 17 March 1943[130]
Stumpf, WernerWerner Stumpf Luftwaffe 10-LOberfeldwebel[133] Pilot in the III./Jagdgeschwader 53[129][Note 159] 13 August 1942[133]
Stumpf, WolfgangWolfgang Stumpf Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[133] Chief of the 2./schwere Artillerie-Abteilung 834[129][133] 7 February 1944*[133] Killed in action 3 October 1943[129]
Stumpff, Hans-JürgenHans-Jürgen Stumpff Luftwaffe 21-LGeneraloberst[133] Chief of Luftflotte 5 and Befehlshaber Nord (commander-in-chief north)[129][133] 18 September 1941[133]
Stumpff, HorstHorst Stumpff Heer 19-HGeneralleutnant[133] Commander of the 20. Panzer-Division[133][134] 29 September 1941[133]
Stuppi, JosephJoseph Stuppi Heer 15-HMajor[133] Commander of the II./Infanterie-Regiment 94[133][134] 2 February 1942[133]
Sturm, AlfredAlfred Sturm Luftwaffe 17-LOberst[133] Commander of Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 2[133][134] 9 July 1941[133]
A man in semi profile wearing a peaked cap and military uniform with various military decorations.
Sturm, HansHans Sturm Heer 03-HGefreiter[133] Messenger in the 6./Infanterie-Regiment 473[133][134] 26 September 1942[133]
Sturm, [Dr.] Hans-Hermann[Dr.] Hans-Hermann Sturm[Note 63] Heer 13-HOberleutnant[133] Chief of the 3./Sturmgeschütz-Brigade "Großdeutschland"[133][134] 9 June 1944[133]
Sturm, HeinrichHeinrich Sturm Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[133] Staffelführer of the 4./Jagdgeschwader 52[133][134] 26 March 1944[133]
Sturm, SimonSimon Sturm Heer 09-HFeldwebel[133] Platoon leader in the 6./Grenadier-Regiment 82[133][134] 30 April 1943[133]
Stutterheim, Wolff vonWolff von Stutterheim Luftwaffe 18-LGeneralmajor[134][Note 160] Geschwaderkommodore of Kampfgeschwader 77[133][134] 4 July 1940[133]
Styr, JosefJosef Styr Waffen-SS 10-WSS-Hauptscharführer[135] Platoon leader in the 10./SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 9 "Germania"[134][135] 5 April 1945[135]
Suedel, HeinrichHeinrich Südel Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[135] Observer and Ia (operations officer) in the I./Kampfgeschwader 55[134][Note 161] 7 April 1945[135]
Suerig, RudolfRudolf Sürig Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[134][Note 162] Chief of the 2./Jäger-Bataillon 13[134][135] 8 February 1943*[135] Killed in action 28 November 1942[134]
Suermann, BurghardBurghard Suermann Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[135] Chief of the 7./Grenadier-Regiment 324[134][135] 24 December 1944[135]
Suess, ErnstErnst Süß Luftwaffe 10-LOberfeldwebel[135] Pilot in the 9./Jagdgeschwader 52[134][Note 163] 4 September 1942[135]
Suess, WalterWalter Süß+ Heer 09-HFeldwebel[135] Platoon leader in the Stabskompanie/Grenadier-Regiment 273[134][135] 9 June 1944[135] Awarded 717th Oak Leaves 25 January 1945[135]
Suhr, FriedrichFriedrich Suhr WaffenAllgemeine SS 16-WSS-Obersturmbannführer[135] Leader of a Kampfgruppe (Befehshaber Sipo Frankreich)[136][Note 164] 11 December 1944[135]
Suhr, RudolfRudolf Suhr Heer 14-HHauptmann[135] Commander of Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 150[134][135] 18 February 1945*[135] Killed in action 20 January 1945[134]
Suhren, GerdGerd Suhren Kriegsmarine 13-MOberleutnant (Ing.)[135] Chief engineer on U-37[134][135] 21 October 1940[135]
Suhren, ReinhardReinhard Suhren+ Kriegsmarine 13-MOberleutnant zur See[135] 1st watch officer on U-48[134][135] 3 November 1940[135] Awarded 56th Oak Leaves 31 December 1941
18th Swords 1 September 1942[135]
Suire, Karl von LeKarl von Le Suire Heer 20-HGeneral der Gebirgstruppe[137] Commanding general of the XXXXIX. Gebirgskorps[134][137] 26 November 1944[137]
Sulzer, RudolfRudolf Sulzer Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[135] Commander of the II./Grenadier-Regiment 161[134][135] 11 January 1944[135]
Sumpf, HansHans Sumpf Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[138] Staffelkapitän of the 5./Kampfgeschwader 1 "Hindenburg"[138][139] 20 August 1942*[138] Killed in action 26 March 1942[139]
Sumpf, WalterWalter Sumpf Luftwaffe 09-LFeldwebel[138] Pilot in the I./Kampfgeschwader 100[138][139] 12 March 1945[138]
Sundmacher, HeinzHeinz Sundmacher Heer 15-HMajor of the Reserves[138] Commander of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 431[138][139] 28 February 1945[138]
Sunkel, KurtKurt Sunkel Heer 13-HOberleutnant[139][Note 165] Chief of the 3./Grenadier-Regiment 107[138][139] 14 May 1944[138]
Svoboda Edler von Asticotal, Hubert vonHubert von Svoboda Edler von Asticotal Luftwaffe 16-LOberstleutnant[138] Commander of Flak-Regiment 46 (motorized)[138][139] 14 January 1945[138]
Swientek, JosefJosef Swientek Waffen-SS 16-WSS-Obersturmbannführer[138] Commander of SS-Artillerie-Regiment 3 "Totenkopf"[140][Note 166] 16 June 1944[138]
Swierzinski, LotharLothar Swierzinski Waffen-SS 04-WSS-Rottenführer[138] Group leader in the 10./SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment "Totenkopf"[140][Note 167] 16 December 1943[138]
Sy, ErwinErwin Sy Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[138] Staffelkapitän of the 4.(K)/Lehrgeschwader 1[138][139] 22 May 1942[138]
Sydow, OttoOtto Sydow Luftwaffe 18-LGeneralmajor[138] Commander of the 1. Flak-Division Berlin[140][Note 168] 28 February 1945[138]
Syrowy, JanJan Syrowy Heer 06-HUnteroffizier[138] Platoon leader in the 3./Reiter-Regiment 32[138][139] 30 April 1945[138]
Szameitat, PaulPaul Szameitat Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[138] Gruppenkommandeur of the I./Nachtjagdgeschwader 3[139][Note 169] 6 April 1944*[138] Killed in flying accident 2 January 1944[139]
Szelinski, ArnoldArnold Szelinski Heer 17-HOberst[141] Commander of Infanterie-Regiment 525[139][141] 18 November 1941[141]
Szyskowitz, JoachimJoachim Szyskowitz Kriegsmarine 16-MFregattenkapitän[141] Harbor commander Antwerpen[139][141] 13 October 1944*[141] Died of wounds 11 September 1944[141]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Großadmiral and President of Germany Karl Dönitz, Hitler's successor as Head of State (Staatsoberhaupt) and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, had ordered the cessation of all promotions and awards as of 11 May 1945 (Dönitz-decree). Consequently the last Knight's Cross awarded to Oberleutnant zur See of the Reserves Georg-Wolfgang Feller on 17 June 1945 must therefore be considered a de facto but not de jure hand-out.[2]
  2. ^ For an explanation of the various naming schemes used by the Luftwaffe, Heer, Kriegsmarine and Waffen-SS refer to nomenclature used by the Wehrmacht and Waffen-SS.
  3. ^ According to Scherzer as commander of the III./SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 1 "Totenkopf".[16]
  4. ^ No evidence of the award can be found in the German Federal Archives. The files of the Order Commission of the Association of Knight's Cross Recipients (AKCR) contain no information. Schubert’s case was also never discussed by the Order Commission. It remains unclear on what grounds Schubert was listed as a recipient of the Knight's Cross.[18]
  5. ^ According to Scherzer as pilot in the 9./Sturzkampfgeschwader 1.[16]
  6. ^ According to Scherzer as Staffelführer of the 10.(Panzer)/Schlachtgeschwader 2 "Immelmann".[16]
  7. ^ According to Scherzer as Staffelkapitän of the Aufklärungsstaffel 3.(F)/OB der Luftwaffe.[21]
  8. ^ Erwin Schütz's nomination by his unit was submitted via the command chain on 29 March 1945, which was approved by the 19. Armee on 18 April. The commentary of the Heeresgruppe G is missing. There is also no entry date noted by the Heerespersonalamt (HPA—Army Staff Office). Also no processing or presentation comments had been noted. He is listed in the files for rejected or unfinished nominations. According to the Association of Knight's Cross Recipients (AKCR) the award was presented in accordance with the Dönitz-decree. This is illegal according to the Deutsche Dienststelle (WASt) and lacks legal justification. The presentation date was assigned by Walther-Peer Fellgiebel. Schütz was a member of the AKCR.[18]
  9. ^ According to Scherzer as SS-Infanterie-Regiment 4 "Reichsführer-SS".[23]
  10. ^ According to Scherzer as gun leader in the 1./Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 10.[25]
  11. ^ According to Scherzer as gun leader in the 1./Flak-Regiment 14.[25]
  12. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of the I./Führer-Grenadier-Regiment 1.[25]
  13. ^ According to Scherzer as pilot in the II./Schlachtgeschwader 77.[27]
  14. ^ According to Scherzer as chief of the 4./leichte Flak-Abteilung (deployable) 753.[28]
  15. ^ According to Scherzer name is spelled Heinrich Schultz.[25]
  16. ^ According to Scherzer as commander of the sea defence of the Crimea.[28]
  17. ^ According to Scherzer as a divisional doctor in the I./Panzer-Regiment 35.[30]
  18. ^ Karlheinz Schulz-Streeck was nominated by the commander-in-chief North via teleprinter message on 11 May 1945. The Heerespersonalamt Außenstelle (HPA/A—Branch of the Army Staff Office) received the message on 13 May 1945. There is no further indication available that the nomination was processed or awarded. Schulz-Streeck is not listed on the HPA/A presentation list. The registry of rejected or deferred nominations contains his nomination file card only. According to the Association of Knight's Cross Recipients (AKCR) the presentation was made in accordance with the Dönitz-decree. This is illegal according to the Deutsche Dienststelle (WASt) and lacks legal justification. The presentation date was assigned by Walther-Peer Fellgiebel. Schulz-Streeck was a member of the AKCR.[18]
  19. ^ According to Scherzer as Oberleutnant of the Reserves.[30]
  20. ^ According to Scherzer as commander of the Panzer-Regiment 21.[30]
  21. ^ According to Scherzer as pilot in the 1./Nahaufklärungsgruppe 5.[31]
  22. ^ According to Scherzer name is Carl-August Schumacher.[31]
  23. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of the 3./SS-Panzer-Regiment 5.[31]
  24. ^ According to Scherzer as group leader in the 3./Luftlande-Sturm-Regiment 1.[34]
  25. ^ According to Scherzer as battery chief in the I./Flak-Regiment 33.[34]
  26. ^ According to Scherzer on 24 June 1941.[34]
  27. ^ According to Scherzer as pilot in the I./Jagdgeschwader 3 "Udet".[34]
  28. ^ Joachim Schwanitz's nomination was received by the Heerespersonalamt (HPA—Army Staff Office) on 19 April 1945. The book of "Verliehene Ritterkreuze" (Awarded Knight Crosses) contains his entry under Nr. 5149 which was approved by Major Joachim Domaschk on 21 April 1945. The file contains no further evidence of the approval or presentation of the award. According to the Association of Knight's Cross Recipients (AKCR) the award was presented in accordance with the Dönitz-decree. This is illegal according to the Deutsche Dienststelle (WASt) and lacks legal justification. The presentation date was assigned by Walther-Peer Fellgiebel.[18]
  29. ^ According to Scherzer as commander of SS-Ersatz-Abteilung of the SS-Polizei-Division.[35]
  30. ^ According to Scherzer as chief of the 1./Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 10.[35]
  31. ^ According to Scherzer as Unteroffizier.[37]
  32. ^ According to Scherzer on 29 May 1940.[37]
  33. ^ According to Scherzer as Leutnant of the Reserves.[37]
  34. ^ No evidence of the award can be found in the German Federal Archives. Walther-Peer Fellgiebel claims that the award was presented by SS-Brigadeführer Wilhelm Mohnke in the Bunker of the Reich Chancellery. Willi Schweitzer however and his unit where stationed southwest of Rechnitz and had nothing to do with the Reich Chancellery. The presentation date, according to Krätschmer, is the 14 April 1945. Schweitzer is not listed in the 1955 nor in the 1976 edition of Von Seemen's book Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 : die Ritterkreuzträger sämtlicher Wehrmachtteile, Brillanten-, Schwerter- und Eichenlaubträger in der Reihenfolge der Verleihung : Anhang mit Verleihungsbestimmungen und weiteren Angaben [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 : The Knight's Cross Bearers of All the Armed Services, Diamonds, Swords and Oak Leaves Bearers in the Order of Presentation: Appendix with Further Information and Presentation Requirements]. The author Veit Scherzer was denied access to the files of the Association of Knight's Cross Recipients (AKCR) on the grounds of the Bundesarchivgesetz (German Archive Law).[41]
  35. ^ The suffix W in brackets after the rank denotes a Feuerwerker (pyrotechnician).[43]
  36. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of Sprengkommando of the Luftwaffe 1/VI Ratingen-Düsseldorf.[40]
  37. ^ According to Scherzer as pilot in the 1./Kampfgeschwader 26.[40]
  38. ^ According to Scherzer as group leader in the 1./Infanterie-Regiment 77.[40]
  39. ^ According to Scherzer as pilot in the I./Schlachtgeschwader 2 "Immelmann".[44]
  40. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of the 5./SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 24 "Danmark".[44]
  41. ^ According to Scherzer on 4 October 1944.[44]
  42. ^ According to Scherzer as Leutnant of the Reserves.[46]
  43. ^ According to Scherzer as pilot in the Aufklärungsstaffel 2.(F)/123.[46]
  44. ^ No evidence of the award can be found in the German Federal Archives. The award was unlawfully presented by SS-Oberstgruppenführer Sepp Dietrich. The order commission of the Association of Knight's Cross Recipients (AKCR) processed the case in 1982 and decided: "Knight's Cross yes, 6 May 1945". The date is taken from the announcement made by the 6. SS-Panzerarmee. Seibold was a member of the AKCR.[41]
  45. ^ a b According to Scherzer on 18 July 1943 and as leader of schwere Panzer-Abteilung 501.[46]
  46. ^ According to Scherzer as platoon leader in Pionier-Zug/Grenadier-Regiment 520.[46]
  47. ^ a b According to Scherzer as Leutnant of the Reserves and leader of a Stabskompanie in the 389. Infanterie-Division.[48]
  48. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of Fallschirm-Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 1.[51]
  49. ^ According to Scherzer as Leutnant of the Reserves.[52]
  50. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of the 1./SS-Panzer-Regiment 5.[52]
  51. ^ According to Scherzer Kārlis Sensbergs' last name is spelled Senbergs. His nomination to the Knight's Cross by his unit was received by teleprinter message on 5 April 1945. According to the file card it was immediately forwarded for further processing. The file card of the Heerespersonalamt (HPA—Army Staff Office) was not retained and remained unfinished by the end of the war. Mr Meentz of the German Federal Archive stated on 20 July 2004 that it can not be verified that Senbergs received the Knight's Cross. The order commission of the Association of Knight's Cross Recipients (AKCR) processed the case in 1981 and decided: "Knight's Cross yes, 9 May 1945". While Krätschmer also states the 9 May 1945, Walther-Peer Fellgiebel changed this again later.[41]
  52. ^ Franz Sensfuß nomination for the Oak Leaves was received by the Heerespersonalamt (HPA—Army Staff Office) from his unit on 14 March 1945. Major Joachim Domaschk requested by teleprinter message the advisory opinion from the Commander-in-Chief of Armee-Oberkommando 1 and Heeresgruppe B. The 212. Volks-Greandier-Division at the time was being encircled by US forces in the vicinity of Baumholder and went into captivity. Major Domaschk had sent a radio message to the nominating commander of the LXXX. Armeekorps: "Nomination deferred according to AHA 44 Ziff. 572." Domaschk noted on the nomination: "Deferred, because missing in action!" A presentation was never made. Sensfuß is not listed in the book for the "nominations for the higher grades of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross" nor in the nomination book for Knight's Cross (starting with Nr. 5100). The sequential number "881" was assigned by the Association of Knight's Cross Recipients (AKCR), the presentation date by Walther-Peer Fellgiebel.[55]
  53. ^ According to Scherzer as Hauptmann of the Reserves.[57]
  54. ^ According to Scherzer as pilot in the II./Schlachtgeschwader 2 "Immelmann".[57]
  55. ^ According to Scherzer on 30 April 1945.[58]
  56. ^ According to Scherzer as chief of the 8./SS-Panzer-Regiment 12.[58]
  57. ^ According to Scherzer as Oberstleutnant.[58]
  58. ^ According to Scherzer as commander of a Alarmeinheit (emergency unit) Fahnenjunker-Schule VI/Kampfgruppe "Krause" (Divisions-Nr. 462).[60]
  59. ^ The Heerespersonalamt (HPA—Army Staff Office) received Joachim von Siegroth's nomination for the Oak Leaves from the commander-in-chief of the 9. Armee Theodor Busse via teleprinter message on 21 April 1945 announcing that a detailed statement with explanations will follow. This nomination went to the chief of the HPA in Berlin and to the Army Group Vistula. Major Joachim Domaschk noted on 28 April: "Waiting for announced statement!". The nomination list of the higher grade of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves notes the entry date of 19 March 1945. This is the date when the nomination was sent. An almost unreadable comment states "Waiting". According to Walther-Peer Fellgiebel a note claims "service proposal regarding immediate presentation pending".[62] Scherzer does not confirm this entry but states that a comment "Waiting for announced statement" is noted instead. No further comments indicate that the nomination was further processed. According to the Association of Knight's Cross Recipients (AKCR) the award was presented in accordance with the Dönitz-decree. This is illegal according to the Deutsche Dienststelle (WASt) and lacks legal justification. The presentation number "876" was assigned by the AKCR. The presentation date was assigned by the Fellgiebel.[63]
  60. ^ According to Scherzer as Oberleutnant zur See.[60]
  61. ^ According to Scherzer as Gruppenkommandeur of the I./Sturzkampfgeschwader 76.[64]
  62. ^ According to Scherzer as Staffelkapitän of the 10./Nachtjagdgeschwader 1.[64]
  63. ^ a b c d e The brackets around the doctor title [Dr.] denote that the academic title was attained after the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded.
  64. ^ According to Scherzer as platoon leader in the Nachrichten-Zug/Artillerie-Regiment 240.[67]
  65. ^ Herbert Singer's nomination by his unit was received by the Heerespersonalamt (HPA—Army Staff Office) on 4 March 1945. This nomination no longer exists. According to the file card, it was rejected on 10 March 1945. There is no evidence of a second nomination by his unit for a later deed, or a direct presentation via the empowered Armeeoberkommando Ostpreußen. The claim that he received the Knight's Cross, as well as the Close Combat Clasp in Gold and the Honour Roll Clasp of the Army, which apparently resulted from the rejected first Knight's Cross nomination, is based on Singer's testimony and is not verifiable in the German Federal Archives. The presentation date is either Singer's claim or based on the assumption of the Association of Knight's Cross Recipients (AKCR). Singer was a member of the AKCR.[63]
  66. ^ According to Scherzer as an observer in the Aufklärungsstaffel 2.(F)/22.[67]
  67. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of a battalion of the Volkssturm in Köln and Abschnittsleiter (voluntary) in the Gau-organization office of the NSDAP-Gauleitung Köln-Aachen.[67]
  68. ^ a b According to Scherzer on 13 September 1943 as leader of the II./SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment "Westland".[69]
  69. ^ According to Scherzer as platoon leader in the 4./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 12.[69]
  70. ^ According to Scherzer as Staffelführer in the II./Schlachtgeschwader 2 "Immelmann".[69]
  71. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of Divisions-Füsilier-Bataillon 168 (A.A.).[69]
  72. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of the III./Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 15.[71]
  73. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of Panzer-Pionier-Bataillon 209.[71]
  74. ^ According to Scherzer on 19 August 1944.[71]
  75. ^ According to Scherzer as Staffelkapitän of the Nahaufklärungsstaffel 4.(H)/31.[74]
  76. ^ According to Scherzer as commander of the I./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 99.[74]
  77. ^ According to Scherzer in the SS-Kradschützen-Kompanie/1. SS-Infanterie-Brigade (motorized) "Reichsführer SS".[74]
  78. ^ According to Scherzer as pilot in the Aufklärungsstaffel 1.(F)/124 (Kette Lappland).[74]
  79. ^ According to Scherzer as Oberleutnant of the Reserves.[75]
  80. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of the XVIII. Armeekorps.[78]
  81. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of the 3./Heeres-Flak-Artillerie-Abteilung 312.[78]
  82. ^ According to Scherzer as chief of the 4./Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 563.[78]
  83. ^ The brackets around the professor [Prof.] denotes that the academic title was attained after the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded.
  84. ^ Fritz Spengler's teleprinter nomination by his unit was received by the Heerespersonalamt (HPA—Army Staff Office) on 12 May 1945 at 13:45 and listed with the sequential Nr. 5198 in the book "Verliehene Ritterkreuze" (Awarded Knight Crosses). It was approved the very same day by General Ernst Maisel and backdated with a presentation date 6 May 1945. Major Joachim Domaschk called the Heeresgruppe C and informed Hauptmann Hofer. This was an unlawful presentation since it was nominated, processed an approved after the German surrender.[79]
  85. ^ According to Scherzer as chief of Luftflotte 3 and commander West.[78]
  86. ^ According to Scherzer as squadron leader in Kavallerie-Regiment 5.[80]
  87. ^ According to Scherzer as commander of the I./SS-Panzer-Artillerie-Regiment 9.[80]
  88. ^ According to Scherzr as bserver in the 2./Nahaufklärungsgruppe 3.[80]
  89. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of the II./SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment "Norge" (Norwegian Nr. 1).[82]
  90. ^ According to Scherzer as gun leader in the 5./SS-Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 11.[82]
  91. ^ According to Scherzer as chief of the 8./Grenadier-Regiment 1124.[82]
  92. ^ a b The brackets around the professor and doctor title [Prof. Dr.] denotes that the academic title was attained after the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded.
  93. ^ According to Scherzer as pilot in the III./Jagdgeschwader 26 "Schlageter".[86]
  94. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of the 3./"Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler".[86]
  95. ^ According to Scherzer as pilot in the III./Kampfgeschwader 1 "Hindenburg".[86]
  96. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of the 4./Grenadier-Regiment 112.[86]
  97. ^ According to Scherzer as company leader in the I./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 146.[86]
  98. ^ No evidence of the award can be found in the German Federal Archives, also not mentioned by the order commission of the Association of Knight's Cross Recipients (AKCR). According to Walther-Peer Fellgiebel, the award was presented by SS-Oberstgruppenführer Sepp Dietrich, which would make it an unlawful presentation. Fellgiebel is referring to H. Buch and W. Kment as sources. Buch reported on 25 June 2004 that he had not had anything to do with this case. Stadler himself claimed that Dietrich proposed him on 22 March 1945, even though the 9. SS-Panzer-Division "Hohenstaufen" was not subordinated to the 6. SS-Panzerarmee. The sequential number "152" was assigned by the AKCR. The date might have been taken from Ernst-Günther Krätschmer.[79]
  99. ^ According to Scherzer as SS-Oberscharführer.[87]
  100. ^ According to Scherzer as commander of Flak-Regiment 34.[87]
  101. ^ According to Scherzer as pilot in the III./Sturzkampfgeschwader 2 "Immelmann".[87]
  102. ^ The Heerespersonalamt (HPA—Army Staff Office) received Dr.-jur. Paul Stahl's nomination for the Oak Leaves with the approval of the II. SS-Panzerkorps via letter on 12 April 1945. The HPA then again received the nomination, this time as a teleprinter message, together with the approval of Army Group South with the comment: "Waiting for statement of the 6. Armee, will be handed in later. Supreme command Army Group South". Major Joachim Domaschk noted: "Waiting for Panzer AOK Armee-Oberkommando 6 statement!". No further comments regarding the presentation or work in progress have been noted. Stahl is not listed on the nomination list of the higher grade of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves nor in the nomination book for Knight's Cross (starting with Nr. 5100). The Order Commission of the Association of Knight's Cross Recipients (AKCR) processed this case in 1975 and decided: "879th Oak Leaves, 9 May 1945". According to the AKCR the award was presented in accordance with the Dönitz-decree. This is illegal according to the Deutsche Dienststelle (WASt) and lacks legal justification. The presentation number "879" was assigned by the AKCR. The presentation date was assigned by the Walther-Peer Fellgiebel. Stahl was a member of the AKCR.[79]
  103. ^ a b According to Scherzer on 24 October 1944 as pilot in the 3./Kampfgeschwader 40.[90]
  104. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of the III./Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 136.[90]
  105. ^ According to Scherzer as observer in the Aufklärungsstaffel 4.(H)/12.[90]
  106. ^ According to Scherzer as Staffelführer of the 6./Schlachtgeschwader 10.[90]
  107. ^ Matthias Starl's nomination by his unit, according to the file card, was received by the Heerespersonalamt P 5 (HPA—Army Staff Office) on 26 February 1945. It was rejected on 1 March 1945 and Starl was recommended for an honourable mention in the Honour Roll of the Army instead. Starl was mentioned on the 25 March 1945. A further nomination for the Knight's Cross is not verifiable. According to Walther-Peer Fellgiebel the presentation was made on 1 June 1945 by the Armee-Oberkommando 6, which was not authorized.[92]
  108. ^ According to Scherzer as messenger in the Stab II./Fallschirm-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 2 "Hermann Göring".[96]
  109. ^ According to Scherzer as Richtschütze (gunner) in the 13./Grenadier-Regiment 948.[96]
  110. ^ According to Scherzer as pilot in the Aufklärungsstaffel 5.(F)/122.[96]
  111. ^ According to Scherzer as pilot in the 8./Jagdgeschwader 52.[96]
  112. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of the I./Füsilier-Regiment 27.[96]
  113. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of the I./2. Regiment "Brandenburg".[97]
  114. ^ a b According to Scherzer as Hauptmann of the Reserves and leader of Divisions-Füsilier-Bataillon (A.A.) 30.[97]
  115. ^ a b According to Scherzer as Leutnant of the Reserves and leader of the 2./Flak-Regiment 61.[97]
  116. ^ According to Scherzer as commander of SS-Standarte "Deutschland".[100]
  117. ^ According to Scherzer as chief of the 2./Infanterie-Regiment 51.[100]
  118. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of the Pionierzug Stabskompanie I./Grenadier-Regiment 431.[100]
  119. ^ The evidence presented by Erhard Steinke to the German Federal Archives was analyzed by the Landeskriminalamt Hesse. The advisory report issued in 1972 concluded that the documentation was not original. Steinke presented his evidence to the order commission of the Association of Knight's Cross Recipients (AKCR) nine years later, which was not aware of the preceding analysis of the Landeskriminalamt and concluded: "There remains no doubt..." Steinke was a member of the AKCR.[92]
  120. ^ a b According to Scherzer as Oberleutnant and Staffelkapitän in the II./Sturzkampfgeschwader 1.[103]
  121. ^ According to Scherzer as commander of the II./Fallschirmjäger-Sturm-Regiment 1.[104]
  122. ^ No evidence of the award can be found in the German Federal Archives. Also no mentioned by the order commission of the Association of Knight's Cross Recipients (AKCR). According to von Seemen presumably awarded by general Maximilian de Angelis on the basis of the Dönitz-decree of 3 May 1945.[105] Walther-Peer Fellgiebel noted: No justification for the award.[106] Albert Stenwedel was a member of the AKCR.[92]
  123. ^ According to Scherzer as chief of the 2./Radfahr-Abteilung 12.[104]
  124. ^ According to Scherzer as commander of Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 9.[104]
  125. ^ According to Scherzer on 25 April 1944.[104]
  126. ^ According to Scherzer as pilot in the Eprobungsstaffel (test squadron) Kampfgeschwader 30.[104]
  127. ^ According to Scherzer as Staffelkapitän in the III./Kampfgeschwader 2.[110]
  128. ^ a b According to Scherzer as Unteroffizier and gun leader in the 2./Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 667.[110]
  129. ^ According to Scherzer as adjutant in the III./Sturzkampfgeschwader 77.[111]
  130. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of the 7./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 1.[111]
  131. ^ According to Scherzer as commander of Grenadier-Regiment 849.[111]
  132. ^ According to Scherzer as rifle leader in the 9./Infanterie-Regiment (motorized) 156.[111]
  133. ^ According to Scherzer in the Stab/commander Fester Platz Wilna.[114]
  134. ^ According to Scherzer as Hauptmann.[114]
  135. ^ The Heerespersonalamt (HPA—Army Staff Office) received Georg Störck's nomination for the Oak Leaves, which had been sent on 18 February 1945, via teleprinter message on 26 February 1945. Major Joachim Domaschk requested on 3 March via teleprinter message from the nominating Führer-Begleit Division a detailed statement regarding the actions leading to the nomination. This statement was received by the HPA via the Armee-Oberkommando 17 on 9 March. Major Domaschk approved this nomination on 10 March, indicating "Oak Leaves yes". Another nomination, bypassing the official command chain, was also submitted directly to the Führer's Adjutant of the Wehrmacht. This nomination was also submitted for official processing to the HPA on 11 March, where it arrived on 13 March. Domaschk then revoked his earlier decision and stated: "Insufficient explanatory statement, Requesting more details!". No further comments regarding the presentation or work in progress have been noted. The nomination list of the higher grade of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves indicates an entry date of 2 March 1945. Also noted is forwarding date of the Führer on 11 March. A presentation date is not stated. A comment indicating "Unfinished" was noted. Major Domasch apparently halted the approval process on 13 March and was waiting for further clarifying information. It appears that this information never arrived before the end of the war. The Order Commission of the Association of Knight's Cross Recipients (AKCR) processed this case in 1978 and decided: "Oak Leaves yes, 9 May 1945". According to the AKCR the award was presented in accordance with the Dönitz-decree. This is illegal according to the