List of Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipients (Sa–Schr)

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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 and paramilitary forces of Nazi Germany 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 acceptance by 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 Reich Labour Service and the Volkssturm (German national militia). There were also 43 foreign recipients of the award.[3]

These recipients are listed in the 1986 edition of Walther-Peer Fellgiebel's book, Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945. 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 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 Germany during the final days of World War II left a number of nominations incomplete and pending in various stages of the approval process.[4]

Listed here are the 457 recipients whose last name is in the range "Sa–Schr".[5] Scherzer has challenged the validity of 11 of these listings.[6] This is the first of two lists of all 1,060 Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipients whose last names start with "S". The recipients whose last name is in the range "Schu–Sz" are listed at List of Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipients (Schu–Sz).[7] 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, the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and the Grand Cross of the Iron Cross. Article 2 of the enactment mandated that the award of a higher class be preceded by the award of all preceding classes.[8] As the war progressed, some of the recipients of the Knight's Cross distinguished themselves further and a higher grade, the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, was instituted. The Oak Leaves, as they were commonly referred to, were based on the enactment Reichsgesetzblatt I S. 849 of 3 June 1940.[9] 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 and the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds.[10] At the end of 1944 the final grade, the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Golden Oak Leaves, Swords, and Diamonds, based on the enactment Reichsgesetzblatt 1945 I S. 11 of 29 December 1944, became the final variant of the Knight's Cross authorized.[11]

Recipients[edit]

Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (Sa–Schr)
Service   Number of presentations Posthumous presentations
Heer
294
23
Kriegsmarine
23
0
Luftwaffe
109
3
Waffen-SS
31
2

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.[12] Of the 457 awards made to servicemen whose last name is in the range "Sa–Schr", 47 were later awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, four the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords and three the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds; 28 presentations were made posthumously. Heer members, including the Volkssturm, received 294 of the medals; 23 went to the Kriegsmarine, 109 to the Luftwaffe, and 31 to the Waffen-SS and Allgemeine SS.[5] The sequential numbers greater than 843 for the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves are unofficial and were assigned by the Association of Knight's Cross Recipients (AKCR) and are therefore denoted in parentheses.[13]

  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 author 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
Rudolf Saalbach Waffen-SS 14-WSS-Hauptsturmführer[14] Commander of SS-Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 11 "Nordland"[15][Note 3] 12 March 1944[14]
Alfred Saalwächter Kriegsmarine 21-MGeneral Admiral[14] Marine-Gruppenbefehlshaber Marinegruppe West[15][Note 4] 9 May 1940[14]
Wilhelm Sabottki Heer 11-HStabsfeldwebel[14] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 4./Grenadier-Regiment 1[14][15] 20 March 1944[14]
Friedrich Sacha Heer 13-HOberleutnant[14] Chief of the 2./Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 160[14][15] 20 January 1943[14]
Hans-Hermann Sachenbacher Heer 14-HRittmeister[14] Chief of Radfahr-Schwadron 219[14][16] 14 December 1941[14]
Otto Sacher Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[14] Commander of Grenadier-Regiment 456[14][15] 6 February 1944[14]
Günther Sachs Luftwaffe 18-LGeneralmajor[14] Commander of the 18. Flak-Division[14][15] 24 January 1945[14]
Hans Sachs Heer 04-HObergefreiter[14] Group leader in the 5./Panzer-Füsilier-Regiment "Großdeutschland"[14][15] 10 September 1944[14]
Heinz Sachsenberg Luftwaffe 09-LFahnenjunker-Feldwebel[14] Pilot in the 6./Jagdgeschwader 52[14][15] 9 September 1944[14]
Max Sachsenheimer+ Heer 14-HHauptmann[17] Commander of the II./Jäger-Regiment 75[15][17] 5 April 1942[17] Awarded 472nd Oak Leaves 14 May 1944
132nd Swords 6 February 1945[17]
Emil Sack Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[17] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 4.(MG)/Infanterie-Regiment 445[15][Note 5] 29 September 1941[17]
Friedrich Saenger Heer 13-HOberleutnant[15][Note 6] Chief of the 10./Artillerie-Regiment 1352[15][17] 28 February 1945[17]
Rudolf Säumenicht Waffen-SS 14-WSS-Hauptsturmführer[17] Chief of the 2./SS-Panzer-Regiment 3 "Totenkopf"[15][Note 7] 13 October 1943[17]
Günther Sahner Heer 06-HUnteroffizier[17] Vorgeschobener Beobachter (forward observer) in the 3./Grenadier-Regiment 176[15][Note 8] 5 March 1945*[17] Killed in action 6 February 1945[15][Note 9]
Johann Sailer?[Note 10] Waffen-SS 13-WSS-Obersturmführer[15] Leader of the 3./SS-Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 9 "Hohenstaufen"[15] 6 May 1945[15]
Dr. med. Friedrich Salamon Heer 14-HStabsarzt of the Reserves (rank equivalent to Hauptmann)[17] Battalions doctor of the II./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 26[15][Note 11] 20 July 1944[17]
Walter Salamon Luftwaffe 16-LOberstleutnant[17] Commander of Flak-Sturm-Abteilung 802 (deployable)[15][Note 12] 18 November 1944[17]
Sylvester von Saldern-Brallentin Heer 15-HMajor[17] Commander of the II./Grenadier-Regiment 65[15][17] 21 November 1943[17]
Burghardt von Saldern-Wilsnack Heer 14-HHauptmann[17] Commander of the II./Grenadier-Regiment 51 (motorized)[15][17] 4 May 1944[17]
Hans de Salengre-Drabbe Heer 17-HOberst[17] Commander of Infanterie-Regiment 457[17][19] 22 February 1942[17]
Wilhelm von Salisch+ Heer 14-HHauptmann[17] Commander of the III./Jäger-Regiment 49[17][20] 20 April 1943[17] Awarded 533rd Oak Leaves 27 July 1944[17]
Karl-Walrad Prinz von Salm-Horstmar Heer 14-HRittmeister[21] Commander of Aufklärungs-Abteilung 123[20][21] 19 February 1942[21]
Josef Salminger Heer 14-HHauptmann[21] Commander of the III./Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 98[20][21] 31 August 1941[21]
Hans von Salmuth Heer 19-HGeneralleutnant[21] Chief of the General Staff of Heeresgruppe B[20][21] 19 July 1940[21]
Martin Saltzwedel Kriegsmarine 15-MKorvettenkapitän[21] Commander of destroyer Z24[20][21] 15 June 1943[21]
Benno Salwey Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[21] Aide-de-camp in the Stab Infanterie-Regiment 270[20][21] 2 October 1941[21]
Wilhelm Salz Heer 12-HLeutnant[21] Leader of the 6./Grenadier-Regiment 502[20][21] 10 September 1944[21]
Walter Salzmann Heer 13-HOberleutnant[21] Leader of the 6./Infanterie-Regiment 121[20][21] 27 June 1942[21]
Kurt Sametreiter Waffen-SS 09-WSS-Oberscharführer[21] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 3.(schwere)/SS-Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 1 "Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler"[20][Note 13] 31 July 1943[21]
A man wearing a military uniform, peaked cap and a neck order in the shape of a cross. His cap has an emblem in shape of a human skull and crossed bones.
Ernst Sander Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[21] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 7./Schützen-Regiment 79[20][21] 13 October 1941[21]
Erwin Sander Heer 18-HGeneralmajor[21] Commander of the 170. Infanterie-Division[20][21] 3 September 1942[21]
Joachim Sander+ Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[21] Commander of Panzer-Regiment 23[20][21] 19 September 1943[21] Awarded 729th Oak Leaves 5 February 1945[21]
Walter Sander Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant of the Reserves[22] Leader of the 1./Fallschirm-Pionier-Bataillon 5[20][22] 28 February 1945[22]
Wilhelm Sander Heer 09-HFahnenjunker-Feldwebel[22] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 1./Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 370[20][22] 23 December 1943[22]
Bernhard Sanders Heer 06-HUnteroffizier[22] Group leader in the 7./Grenadier-Regiment 278[20][22] 7 April 1944[22]
Rudolf Sandig Waffen-SS 15-WSS-Sturmbannführer[22] Commander of the II./SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 2 "Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler"[20][Note 14] 5 May 1943[22]
Karlheinz Sandmann Heer 06-HUnteroffizier[22] Group leader in the 1./Grenadier-Regiment 102[20][22] 8 February 1944[22]
Johann Sandner Heer 06-HOberjäger[22] Group leader in the 11./Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 100[20][22] 13 June 1941[22]
Hans Sandrock Luftwaffe 15-LMajor[22] Commander of the III./Fallschirm-Panzer-Regiment "Hermann Göring"[20][22] 18 October 1944[22]
Fritz Sann Heer 15-HMajor[22] Leader of Marine-Infanterie-Regiment 8[20][Note 15] 14 April 1945[22]
Werner Sanne Heer 18-HGeneralmajor[22] Commander of the 100. leichte Jäger-Division[20][22] 22 February 1942[22]
Hermann Sardemann Kriegsmarine 13-MOberleutnant (M.A.) of the Reserves[22] Chief of the battery "Lausitz" in the Marine-Flak-Abteilung 259 in Marine-Flak-Regiment 9[19][Note 16] 20 April 1945[22]
Bernhard Sartor Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[22] Observer in the Stab/Kampfgeschwader 51[22][23] 20 July 1944[22]
Eduard Freiherr von Saß Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[22] Commander of Grenadier-Regiment 277[22][23] 19 December 1942[22]
[Dr.] Bruno Sassen[Note 17] Luftwaffe 09-LFeldwebel[24] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 10./Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 3[23][24] 22 February 1942[24]
A man wearing a camouflage military uniform, steel helmet and a neck order in the shape of a cross.
Hans-Hermann Sassenberg Heer 12-HLeutnant[24] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 2./Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 13[23][24] 23 October 1941[24]
Carl Sattig Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[24] Staffelkapitän of the 6./Jagdgeschwader 54[23][24] 19 September 1942[24]
Georg Sattler+ Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[24] Pilot in the 1.(K)/Lehrgeschwader 1[23][24] 5 February 1944[24] Awarded 675th Oak Leaves 6 December 1944[24]
Günter Sattler Heer 14-HHauptmann[23][Note 18] Commander of the II./Grenadier-Regiment 520[23][24] 15 May 1944[24]
Hans-Karl Sattler Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[24] Pilot in the 8./Sturzkampfgeschwader 77[23][24] 16 February 1942[24]
Karl Sattler Waffen-SS 15-WSS-Sturmbannführer[24] Leader of SS-Regiment "Sattler"[23][Note 19] 16 January 1945[24]
Dietrich von Saucken+ Heer 18-HGeneralmajor[24] Leader of the 4. Panzer-Division[23][24] 6 January 1942[24] Awarded 281st Oak Leaves 22 August 1943
46th Swords 31 January 1944
27th Diamonds 8 May 1945[24]
Hans Sauer Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[24] Pilot in the 4.(K)/Lehrgeschwader 1[23][24] 5 July 1941[24]
Hermann Sauer Heer 17-HOberst[24] Commander of Festungs-Grenadier-Regiment "Sauer" in the fortress Breslau[23][Note 20] 30 April 1945[24]
Johann Sauer Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[24] Commander of the I./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 93[23][24] 15 May 1944[24]
Konrad Sauer+ Heer 09-HWachtmeister of the Reserves[23][Note 21] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 3./Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 209[23][25] 26 September 1942[25] Awarded 603rd Oak Leaves 30 September 1944[25]
Walter Sauer Heer 15-HMajor[25] Commander of the II./Füsilier-Regiment 230[23][25] 14 April 1945[25]
Rudolf Sauerbrei Heer 14-HHauptmann[25] Commander of the II./Grenadier-Regiment 405[23][25] 5 April 1945[25]
Peter Sauerbruch Heer 14-HHauptmann im Generalstab (in the General Staff)[25] Ib (Quartermaster general) of the 14. Panzer-Division and leader of Kampfgruppe "Sauerbruch"[23][25] 4 January 1943[25]
Konrad Saul Heer 06-HUnteroffizier[25] Group leader in the 1./Grenadier-Regiment 337[23][25] 9 April 1943*[25] Died of wounds 27 February 1943[25]
Jordan Sauter?[Note 22] Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[28] Commander of the II./Regiment "Theodor Körner"[28] 7 May 1945[28]
Bernhard Sauvant+ Heer 15-HMajor[25] Commander of the I./Panzer-Regiment 36[23][25] 30 November 1942[25] Awarded 260th Oak Leaves 28 July 1943[25]
Karl Sawatzki Heer 09-HFeldwebel[25] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 14.(Panzerjäger)/Grenadier-Regiment 3[29][Note 23] 23 February 1944[25]
Otto Sawatzki Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[25] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 14.(Panzerjäger)/Infanterie-Regiment 505[30][Note 24] 8 September 1941[25]
Otto Sawatzki Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[25] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 3./Pionier-Bataillon 21[25][29] 10 September 1944*[25] Killed in action 15 August 1944[29]
Ludwig-Ferdinand Prinz von Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[25] Commander of Kavallerie-Regiment Süd[25][29] 20 January 1944*[25] Killed in action 22 November 1943[29]
Heinrich Prinz zu Sayn-Wittgenstein+ Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[25] Staffelkapitän of the 9./Nachtjagdgeschwader 2[25][29] 2 October 1942[29][Note 25] Awarded 290th Oak Leaves 31 August 1943
44th Swords 23 January 1944[25]
Ferdinand Schaal Heer 19-HGeneralleutnant[31] Commander of the 10. Panzer-Division[29][31] 13 July 1940[31]
Gerhard Schaar Kriegsmarine 13-MOberleutnant zur See[31] Commander of U-957[29][31] 1 October 1944[31]
Herbert Schaarschmidt Luftwaffe 06-LUnteroffizier[31] In the III./Flak-Regiment 40[30][Note 26] 9 February 1945[31]
Helmut Schaarschuh Heer 14-HHauptmann[31] Commander of the I./Füsilier-Regiment 22[29][31] 4 October 1944[31]
Hans Schabschneider Waffen-SS 06-WSS-Unterscharführer[31] Ammunitions squadron leader in the 5./SS-Panzer-Artillerie-Regiment 2 "Das Reich"[29][Note 27] 27 August 1944[31]
Max Schachner Waffen-SS 13-WSS-Obersturmführer of the Reserves[31] Leader of the 2./SS-Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 8 "Florian Geyer"[29][Note 28] 14 May 1944*[31] Killed in action 19 October 1943[29]
Gerhard Schacht Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[31] Leader Sturmgruppe "Beton" (assault group concrete) in the Fallschirmjäger-Sturmabteilung "Koch"[29][Note 29] 12 May 1940[31]
Harro Schacht Kriegsmarine 15-MKorvettenkapitän[31] Commander of U-507[29][31] 9 January 1943[31]
Heinz Schacht Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[31] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 2./Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 158[29][31] 19 January 1943[31]
Friedrich-August Schack+ Heer 17-HOberst[31] Commander of Infanterie-Regiment 392[29][31] 24 July 1941[31] Awarded 597th Oak Leaves 21 September 1944[31] A man wearing a military uniform with an Iron Cross displayed at the front of his uniform collar.
Günther Schack+ Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[31] Pilot in the 9./Jagdgeschwader 51 "Mölders"[29][31] 29 October 1943[31] Awarded 460th Oak Leaves 20 April 1944[31]
Hans-Marcel von Schack[Note 30] Heer 15-HMajor[32] Leader of SS-Kavallerie-Regiment 16 "Florian Geyer"[29][Note 30] 27 January 1945[32]
Karl-Heinz Schade Heer 12-HLeutnant[29][Note 31] Company leader in Panzer-Pionier-Bataillon 92[29][32] 2 September 1944[32]
Martin Schächter Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[32] Leader Sturmgruppe "Eisen" (assault group iron) in the Fallschirmjäger-Sturmabteilung "Koch"[29][Note 32] 12 May 1940[32]
Gottfried Schädlich Heer 14-HHauptmann[32] Commander of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 514[32][33] 9 July 1944[32]
Albert Schäfer Heer 04-HObergefreiter[32] Machine gunner in 1./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 33[32][33] 12 September 1944[33][Note 33]
Eberhard Schäfer Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[32] Commando leader in the Royal Hungarian combat squadron (Kampfstaffel) in the III./Kampfgeschwader 4 "General Wever"[33][Note 34] 20 April 1944[33][Note 34]
Eduard Schaefer Heer 15-HMajor[32] Commander of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 72[32][33] 23 August 1943[32]
Eduard Schäfer Heer 13-HOberleutnant[32] Leader of the II./Grenadier-Regiment 1115[32][34] 10 February 1945*[32] Died of wounds 6 February 1945[33]
Elmar Schaefer Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[32] Pilot in the 1./Sturzkampfgeschwader 1[33][Note 35] 8 May 1940[32]
Erich Schäfer Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[32] Commander of the II./Ski-Jäger-Regiment 2[32][33] 31 January 1945*[32] Killed in action 26 January 1945[33]
Ernst Schäfer Waffen-SS 15-WSS-Sturmbannführer[32] Commander of the III./SS-Infanterie-Regiment 10 (motorized)[33][Note 36] 14 October 1943[32]
Friedrich Schäfer Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[32] Staffelführer of the 4./Kampfgeschwader 200[33][Note 37] 24 October 1944[32]
A man wearing a peaked cap, military uniform with an Iron Cross displayed at the front of his uniform collar.
Georg Schäfer[Note 38] Heer 09-HFeldwebel[35] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 2./Panzer-Regiment 1[33][35] 17 December 1942[35]
[Dr.] Günther Schäfer[Note 17] Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[35] Leader of a Kampfgruppe der Schule für Fahnenjunker der Infanterie VI.[34][Note 39] 3 November 1944[35]
Hans-Joachim Schäfer Luftwaffe 15-LMajor[35] Commander of the I./Flak-Regiment 54 (motorized)[33][35] 10 October 1944[33][Note 40]
Heinrich Schäfer Luftwaffe 10-LOberfeldwebel[35] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 4./Jäger-Regiment "Hermann Göring"[33][35] 8 August 1944[35]
Karl Schäfer?[Note 41] Luftwaffe 10-LOberfeldwebel[33][36] Pilot in the 14.(Eis)/Kampfgeschwader 55[33][36] 16 April 1945[33][36]
Kurt Schäfer Heer 14-HHauptmann[35] Battalion commander in Grenadier-Regiment 516[33][35] 29 January 1943[35]
Kurt Schäfer Heer 14-HHauptmann[35] Leader of the I./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 33[33][35] 12 August 1944[35]
Max Schäfer+ Waffen-SS 16-WSS-Obersturmbannführer[35] Commander of SS-Panzer-Pionier-Bataillon 5 "Wiking"[33][Note 42] 12 February 1943[35] Awarded 714th Oak Leaves 25 January 1945[35]
Oskar Schäfer Waffen-SS 12-WSS-Untersturmführer[35] Leader of the 3./schwere SS-Panzer-Abteilung 503[33][35] 29 April 1945[35]
Rudi Schäfer Heer 03-HGefreiter[35] Group leader in the II./Grenadier-Regiment 1082[33][35] 11 March 1945[35]
Peter Schägger Heer 15-HMajor of the Reserves[33][Note 43] Commander of Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 23[33][35] 16 September 1943[35]
Bernd Schäzle Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[35] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 11./Grenadier-Regiment 380[33][35] 3 January 1944[35]
Willi Schaffner Heer 04-HObergefreiter[35] In the 9./Grenadier-Regiment 61[33][35] 26 October 1943[35]
Hartmut Schairer Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[37] Staffelkapitän of the 7./Sturzkampfgeschwader 1[38][Note 44] 30 August 1941[37]
Johann Schalanda+ Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[37] Pilot in the 8./Sturzkampfgeschwader 1[37][38] 3 April 1943[37] Awarded 630th Oak Leaves 24 October 1944[37]
Kurt Schaldach Heer 04-HObergefreiter[37] Gun leader in the 2./Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 340[37][39] 9 August 1942[37]
Johann Schalk Luftwaffe 16-LOberstleutnant[37] Gruppenkommandeur of the III./Zerstörergeschwader 26 "Horst Wessel"[37][38] 5 September 1940[37]
Franz Schall Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[37] Staffelführer in the I./Jagdgeschwader 52[38][Note 45] 10 October 1944[37]
Rudolf Schallenberg Heer 14-HHauptmann[37] Leader of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 289[37][38] 10 September 1944[37]
Walter Schalles Luftwaffe 10-LOberfeldwebel[37] Pilot in the 9./Kampfgeschwader 27 "Boelcke"[37][38] 12 April 1942[37]
Siegfried Schaper Heer 15-HMajor[37] Deputy leader of Grenadier-Regiment 3[38][Note 46] 20 October 1944*[37] Killed in action 20 September 1944[38]
Emil Schareina Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[37] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 8.(MG)/Grenadier-Regiment 24[39][Note 47] 10 May 1943[37]
Heinz Scharf Heer 09-HWachtmeister[37] Gun leader in the 3./Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 202[37][39] 17 August 1944[37]
Helmut Scharf Heer 03-HGefreiter[37] In the 3./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 11[37][38] 20 July 1944*[37] Killed in action 14 May 1944[38]
Konrad Scharf Heer 14-HHauptmann[37] Commander of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 61[37][38] 5 April 1945[37]
Heinrich Scharff Heer 13-HOberleutnant[40] Chief of the 1./Grenadier-Regiment 109[38][40] 23 August 1943[40]
Hermann Scharnagel+ Heer 14-HHauptmann[40] Commander of Pionier-Bataillon 173[38][40] 6 October 1943[40] Awarded 602nd Oak Leaves 30 September 1944[40]
Kurt Schaßner Heer 15-HMajor[40] Leader of Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 91[38][40] 26 December 1944[40]
Heinrich Schaten?[Note 48] Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[38] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 6./Grenadier-Regiment 1[38] 9 May 1945[38]
Bruno Schatz Heer 17-HOberst[40] Commander of Grenadier-Regiment 977[38][40] 9 December 1944[40]
Oskar Schaub Heer 13-HOberleutnant[40] Chief of the 1./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 12[38][40] 22 April 1943[40]
Georg Schauer Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[40] Squadron leader in Divisions-Füsilier-Bataillon (A.A.) 320[38][Note 49] 21 October 1943[40]
Horst Schaumann Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[40] Leader of the 3./Grenadier-Regiment 2[38][40] 17 April 1945[40]
Heinrich Freiherr von Schaumberg Heer 13-HOberleutnant[40] Chief of the Panzer-Jäger-Kompanie 1131[38][40] 14 April 1945*[40] Killed in action 28 January 1945[40]
Heinz-Eugen Schauwecker Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[40] Chief of the 7./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 115[38][40] 31 December 1944[40]
Günther Scheel Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[40] Staffelführer of the 3./Jagdgeschwader 54[41][Note 50] 5 December 1943[40]
Alfons Scheele Heer 04-HObergefreiter[40] Machine gunner and messenger in the II./Grenadier-Regiment 405[40][41] 30 September 1944[40]
Hans-Karl von Scheele+ Heer 17-HOberst[40] Commander of Infanterie-Regiment 191[40][41] 4 July 1940[40] Awarded 217th Oak Leaves 2 April 1943[40]
Rudolf Scheffel Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[42] Staffelführer of the 1./Zerstörergeschwader 1[41][42] 29 October 1942[42]
Konrad Scheffold Heer 13-HOberleutnant[42] Leader of the 1./Pionier-Bataillon 24[41][42] 18 April 1943[42]
Gerhard Scheibe Luftwaffe 10-LOberfeldwebel[42] Bordfunker (radio/wireless operator) in the I./Nachtjagdgeschwader 1[41][42] 10 December 1943[42]
Siegfried Scheibe?[Note 51] Waffen-SS 16-WSS-Obersturmbannführer[43] Commander of SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 48 "General Seyffardt"[43] 11 May 1945[43]
Erich Scheibig Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[42] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 14.(Panzerjäger)/Grenadier-Regiment 174[41][Note 52] 15 January 1943[42]
Johannes Scheid Luftwaffe 10-LOberfeldwebel[42] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 11./Grenadier-Regiment 1 "Hermann Göring"[41][42] 21 June 1943[42]
Franz Scheidies+ Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[42] Commander of Infanterie-Regiment 127[41][Note 53] 5 August 1940[42] Awarded 43rd Oak Leaves 31 December 1941[42]
Albert Scheidig Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[42] Pilot in the 1.(F)/Aufklärungs-Gruppe 122[41][Note 54] 16 April 1942[42]
Fritz Schelhorn Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[42] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the Stabskompanie/Schützen-Regiment 66[41][42] 4 September 1942[42]
Otto Schell Heer 15-HMajor[42] Commander of the III./Infanterie-Regiment 39[41][42] 19 November 1941[42]
Walter Scheller Heer 19-HGeneralleutnant[42] Commander of the 9. Panzer-Division[41][42] 3 April 1943[42]
Walter Schellhase Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[42] Battery officer in the 6./Werfer-Regiment 52[41][42] 30 October 1943[42]
Wolfgang Schellmann Luftwaffe 15-LMajor[44] Geschwaderkommodore of Jagdgeschwader 2 "Richthofen"[41][44] 18 September 1940[44]
Conrad Schellong Waffen-SS 16-WSS-Obersturmbannführer[44] Commander of the SS-Freiwilligen-Sturmbrigade "Langemark"[41][Note 55] 28 February 1945[44]
Hans Schellong Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[44] Staffelkapitän of the 3./Kampfgeschwader 4 "General Wever"[41][44] 8 August 1944[44]
Günther Schemm Heer 14-HHauptmann[41][Note 56] Leader of the I./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 11[41][44] 6 October 1944[44]
Günther Schemmel Heer 15-HMajor[44] Commander of the I./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 14[41][44] 6 October 1942[44]
Wolfgang Schenck+ Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[44] Staffelkapitän of the 1./Schnellkampfgeschwader 210[44][45] 14 August 1941[44] Awarded 139th Oak Leaves 30 October 1942[44] The head of a young man, shown in semi-profile. He wears a military uniform with an eagle above his right breast pocket, an iron cross is displayed at the front of his shirt collar. His hair is dark, short and combed to the back, his nose is long and straight, and his facial expression is determined; looking to the right of the camera.
Rudi Schenk Heer 15-HMajor[44] Commander of the II./Grenadier-Regiment 547[44][45] 8 August 1944[44]
Georg Schentke Luftwaffe 10-LOberfeldwebel[44] Pilot in the 9./Jagdgeschwader 3[44][45] 4 September 1941[44]
Joachim Schepke+ Kriegsmarine 14-MKapitänleutnant[44] Commander of U-100[44][45] 24 September 1940[44] Awarded 7th Oak Leaves 1 December 1940[44]
Rolf Scherenberg Heer 17-HOberst[44] Commander of Grenadier-Regiment 532[44][45] 26 March 1943[44]
Fritz Scherer Heer 14-HHauptmann[44] Chief of the 2./Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 236[44][45] 14 December 1943[44]
Theodor Scherer+ Heer 18-HGeneralmajor[46] Commander of the 281. Sicherungs-Division[45][46] 20 February 1942[46] Awarded 92nd Oak Leaves 5 May 1942[46] A black-and-white photograph of a man wearing a military uniform and a neck order in shape of an Iron Cross. He is wearing glasses and is looking up into the sky.
Fritz Scherf Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[46] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 2./Panzer-Abteilung 103[45][46] 30 September 1944*[46] Killed in action 29 May 1944[45]
Walter Scherf Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[46] Chief of the 3./schwere Panzer-Abteilung 503[45][46] 23 February 1944[46]
Karl-Heinz Scherfling Luftwaffe 10-LOberfeldwebel[46] Pilot in the 12./Nachtjagdgeschwader 1[45][46] 8 April 1944[46]
Johannes Scherg Waffen-SS 13-WSS-Obersturmführer[46] Chief of the 1./SS-Polizei-Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 4[45][46] 23 October 1944[46]
Heinrich Scherhorn?[Note 57] Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[45] Commander of Sicherungs-Regiment 36[45] 23 March 1945[45]
Ewald Scherling Heer 04-HObergefreiter[46] Machine gunner in the 9./Grenadier-Regiment 15 (motorized)[45][46] 26 January 1944*[46] Killed in action 22 January 1944[45]
Franz Scherzer Waffen-SS 13-WSS-Obersturmführer of the Reserves[46] Leader of the I./SS-Panzer-Regiment 10 "Frundsberg"[45][Note 58] 28 March 1945[46]
Harald Scheuermann Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[46] Leader of the 2./Divisions-Füsilier-Bataillon 31[45][Note 59] 4 May 1944[46]
Paul Scheuerpflug+ Heer 17-HOberst[46] Commander of Infanterie-Regiment 116[45][46] 6 September 1942[46] Awarded 791st Oak Leaves 16 March 1945[46]
Kurt Scheunemann Heer 09-HFeldwebel[46] Panzer commander and Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 2./Panzer-Regiment "Führer Begleit Brigade"[45][Note 60] 8 January 1945[46]
Walter Scheunemann+ Heer 13-HOberleutnant[45][Note 61] Chief of the 9./Infanterie-Regiment 272[45][46] 5 August 1940[46] Awarded 202nd Oak Leaves 6 March 1943[46]
Georg Schewe Kriegsmarine 14-MKapitänleutnant[46] Commander of U-105[45][46] 23 May 1941[46]
Fritz Schewior Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[47] Leader of Panzer-Jäger-Kompanie 1028[45][47] 18 February 1945[47]
Hans-Joachim Schibau Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[47] Chief of the 8./Flak-Regiment 36[45][47] 4 November 1941[47]
Wilhelm Schiele Heer 14-HHauptmann[47] Commander of II./Grenadier-Regiment 305[45][47] 18 July 1944[47]
Alfred Schiemann Heer 04-HObergefreiter[47] Group leader in the 1./Grenadier-Regiment 87 (motorized)[47][48] 28 April 1943[47]
Gustav Schiemann?[Note 62] Heer 14-HHauptmann[48] Commander of Feld-Ersatz-Bataillon 346[48] 9 May 1945[48]
Rudolf Schier Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[47] Commander of the III./Jäger-Regiment 49[47][48] 14 February 1945[47]
Hans-Georg Schierholz Luftwaffe 10-LOberfeldwebel[47] Bordfunker (radio/wireless operator) in the I./Nachtjagdgeschwader 3[47][48] 29 October 1944[47]
Franz Schieß Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[47] Staffelkapitän of the 8./Jagdgeschwader 53[47][48] 21 June 1943[47]
Gottlob Schill Heer 04-HObergefreiter[47] Pak-Schütze (anti tank gunner) in the 14./Grenadier-Regiment 107[48][Note 63] 28 December 1943[47]
Curt Schille+ Heer 14-HHauptmann[47] Chief of the 3.(motorized)/Pionier-Bataillon 24[48][Note 64] 25 August 1942[47] Awarded 544th Oak Leaves 8 August 1944[47]
Friedrich Schiller Heer 12-HLeutnant[48][Note 65] Leader of the 5./Infanterie-Regiment 131[47][48] 16 January 1942[48][Note 65]
Horst Schiller Luftwaffe 15-LMajor[47] Gruppenkommandeur of the I./Sturzkampfgeschwader 3[47][48] 9 June 1944[47]
Siegfried Schiller Heer 14-HHauptmann[47] Commander of Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 16[47][48] 6 April 1944[47]
Johannes Schilling Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[50] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 1./Infanterie-Bataillon z.b.V. 540[50][51] 26 March 1943[50]
Walter Schilling Heer 19-HGeneralleutnant[50] Commander of the 17. Panzer-Division[48][50] 28 July 1943*[50] Killed in action 21 July 1943[48]
Wilhelm Schilling Luftwaffe 10-LOberfeldwebel[50] Pilot in the 9./Jagdgeschwader 54[48][Note 66] 10 October 1942[48][Note 66]
Johannes Schimanski Heer 15-HMajor[50] Commander of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 408[48][50] 5 March 1945[50]
Hugo Schimmel Heer 14-HHauptmann[50] Commander of the III./Infanterie-Regiment 41 (motorized)[48][50] 23 January 1942[50]
Josef Schimmele Heer 04-HObergefreiter[50] Richtschütze (gunner) in the 14./Füsilier-Regiment 34[48][50] 8 August 1944[50]
Theodor Graf Schimmelmann von Lindenburg Heer 15-HMajor[50] Commander of the II./Panzer-Regiment 15[48][50] 14 May 1941[50]
Dipl.-Ing. Richard Schimpf Luftwaffe 19-LGeneralleutnant[50] Commander of the 3. Fallschirmjäger-Division[48][50] 6 October 1944[50]
Herbert Schimpff Heer 17-HOberst of the Reserves[50] Commander of Grenadier-Regiment 171[48][50] 24 July 1943[50]
Horst Schimpke Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[50] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 1./Fallschirm-Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 1[48][50] 5 September 1944[50]
Walter Schindler Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[50] Commander of the III./Grenadier-Regiment 106[48][50] 4 May 1944[50]
Ernst Schirlitz Kriegsmarine 19-MVizeadmiral[50] Commander of fortress La Rochelle[48][Note 67] 11 March 1945[50]
Berthold Schirmer Heer 15-HMajor[52] Commander of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 32[48][52] 27 August 1944[52]
Gerhart Schirmer+ Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[52] Leader of the II./Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 2[48][Note 68] 14 June 1941[52] Awarded 657th Oak Leaves 18 November 1944[52]
Konrad Schirmer Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[52] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 3./Pionier-Bataillon 389[48][52] 31 July 1942[52]
Lothar Schirner Luftwaffe 03-LGefreiter[52] Geschützkanonier (gunner) in the 19./Flak-Regiment "Hermann Göring"[53][Note 69] 19 February 1945[52]
Werner Schirp Heer 14-HHauptmann[52] Chief of the 4./Panzer-Regiment 6[52][54] 28 March 1945[52]
Fritz Schirrmacher Heer 13-HOberleutnant[52] Chief of the 3./Panzer-Pionier-Bataillon 13[52][53] 14 May 1941[52]
Karl Schitthelm Heer 04-HObergefreiter[52] Messenger in the 6./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 66[52][53] 7 February 1945[52]
Hans Schlagberger Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[52] Adjutant in the I./Grenadier-Regiment 988[52][53] 31 January 1945[52]
Walter Schlags-Koch+ Heer 15-HMajor of the Reserves[52] Commander of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 365[52][53] 5 September 1944[52] Awarded (876th) Oak Leaves 9 May 1945?[55][Note 70]
Karl Schlamelcher Waffen-SS 15-WSS-Sturmbannführer[52] Leader of the III./SS-Artillerie-Regiment 5 "Wiking"[53][Note 71] 1 March 1942[52]
Wilhelm Schlang Heer 09-HFeldwebel[52] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 2./Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung z.b.V. 2[53][Note 72] 22 August 1943[52]
Hans von Schlebrügge Heer 15-HMajor[52] Commander of the I./Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 139[52][58] 20 June 1940[52]
Wilhelm Schlecht Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[59] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 6./Sturm-Regiment 195[53][59] 23 July 1943[59]
Joachim Schlee Heer 17-HOberst[59] Commander of Grenadier-Regiment 338[53][59] 16 April 1943[59]
Rudolf Schlee+ Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[59] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 6./Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 13[53][59] 23 October 1941[59] Awarded 222nd Oak Leaves 6 April 1943[59]
Hans Schleef Luftwaffe 09-LFeldwebel[59] Pilot in the 7./Jagdgeschwader 3 "Udet"[53][59] 9 May 1942[59]
Wilhelm Schleef Heer 04-HObergefreiter[59] Machine gunner in the 7./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 66[53][59] 11 December 1943[59]
Heinz Schlegel Heer 17-HOberst[59] Commander of Grenadier-Regiment 222[53][59] 23 October 1944[59]
Hermann Schleinhege Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[53][Note 73] Pilot in the 8./Jagdgeschwader 54[53][59] 28 January 1945[59]
Siegmund Freiherr von Schleinitz Heer 19-HGeneralleutnant[59] Commander of the 9. Infanterie-Division[53][59] 14 August 1943[59]
Alfred Schlemm Luftwaffe 20-LGeneral der Fallschirmtruppe[59] Commanding general of the I. Fallschirmkorps[53][59] 11 June 1944[59]
Dipl.-Ing. Hans Schlemmer+ Heer 18-HGeneralmajor[59] Commander of the 134. Infanterie-Division[53][59] 21 April 1942[59] Awarded 369th Oak Leaves 18 January 1944[59]
Erich Schlemminger Heer 15-HMajor[59] Commander of Divisions-Füsilier-Bataillon 168[53][Note 74] 29 February 1944[59]
Eberhard Schlepple Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[59] Leader of Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 26[53][59] 27 July 1944[59]
Otto Schlesiger Heer 15-HMajor[60] Commander of the II./Grenadier-Regiment 1[53][60] 21 April 1944[60]
Friedrich-Ferdinand Prinz zu Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg Heer 15-HMajor im Generalstab (in the General Staff)[60] Commander of Panzergrenadier-Regiment 40[53][60] 22 February 1945[60]
Joachim Schlichting Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[60] Gruppenkommandeur of the III./Jagdgeschwader 27[60][61] 14 December 1940[60]
Karl-Wilhelm von Schlieben Heer 17-HOberst[60] Commander of Brigade Stab. z.b.V. 4 and leader of the 208. Infanterie-Division[60][61] 17 March 1943[60]
Franz Schlieper Heer 17-HOberst[60] Commander of Grenadier-Brigade 1132 and leader of the 73. Infanterie-Division[61][Note 75] 21 September 1944[60]
Fritz Schlieper Heer 18-HGeneralmajor[60] Commander of the 45. Infanterie-Division[60][61] 27 December 1941[60]
Hermann Schliermann Luftwaffe 10-LOberfeldwebel[60] Pilot in the 5./Transportgeschwader 4[61][Note 76] 31 October 1944[60]
Kurt Schließmann Heer 14-HHauptmann[60] Chief of the 1./Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 286[60][61] 18 January 1945[60]
Harry Schlingmann Heer 14-HHauptmann[61][Note 77] Commander of Pionier-Bataillon 112[60][61] 14 February 1944[60]
Egon-Reiner von Schlippenbach Kriegsmarine 14-MKapitänleutnant[60] Commander of U-453[60][61] 19 November 1943[60]
Helmuth Schlömer+ Heer 17-HOberst[60] Commander of Schützen-Regiment 5[60][61] 2 October 1941[60] Awarded 161st Oak Leaves 23 December 1942[60]
Heinrich Schlosser Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant of the Reserves[62] Pilot in the 2./Kampfgeschwader 40[61][62] 18 September 1941[62]
A smiling man wearing a military uniform with an Iron Cross displayed at the front of his uniform collar.
Walter Schlosser Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[62] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 2./Infanterie-Regiment 456[61][62] 16 September 1942[62]
Carl Schlottmann Heer 15-HMajor of the Reserves[62] Commander of Pionier-Bataillon 168[61][62] 19 September 1943[62]
Adolf Schlüter Heer 14-HHauptmann[62] Commander of the II./Grenadier-Regiment 368[61][62] 1 February 1945[62]
Wilhelm Schlüter Waffen-SS 15-WSS-Sturmbannführer and Major of the Schupo[62] Leader of SS-Artillerie-Regiment 54 "Nederland"[61][Note 78] 23 August 1944[62]
Georg Schluifelder Waffen-SS 10-WSS-Standartenoberjunker[62] Leader of the 1./SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 49 "De Ruyter"[61][Note 79] 26 November 1944[62]
Franz Schlund Luftwaffe 10-LOberfeldwebel[62] Bordfunker (radio/wireless operator) in the 4.(K)/Lehrgeschwader 1[61][62] 30 August 1941[62]
Adolf Schmahl Heer 12-HLeutnant[62] Leader of the 10./Infanterie-Regiment 6[61][62] 7 July 1942[62]
Alfons Schmalz Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[62] Pilot in the 8./Sturzkampfgeschwader 2 "Immelmann"[61][Note 80] 5 April 1942[62]
Eberhard Schmalz Heer 12-HLeutnant[61][Note 81] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the Panzer-Jäger-Kompanie 1102[61][62] 11 March 1945[62]
Wilhelm Schmalz+ Heer 15-HMajor[62] Commander of the I./Schützen-Regiment 11[61][62] 28 November 1940[62] Awarded 358th Oak Leaves 23 December 1943[62]
Otto Schmalzried Heer 13-HOberleutnant[63] Chief of the 12./Infanterie-Regiment 419[61][63] 30 October 1941[63]
Heinz Schmekel Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[63] Leader of the 1./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 108[63][64] 27 July 1944*[63] Killed in action 6 June 1944[64]
Jürgen Schmeling Heer 14-HHauptmann[63] Kampfgruppen leader in der Division Deneke[64][Note 82] 10 February 1945[63]
Heinrich Schmelzer+ Waffen-SS 13-WSS-Obersturmführer of the Reserves[63] Leader of the 16./SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment "Das Reich"[65][Note 83] 12 March 1944[63] Awarded 756th Oak Leaves 28 February 1945[63]
Bruno Schmelzinger Heer 06-HUnteroffizier[63] Rifle leader of the 4./Grenadier-Regiment 544[63][65] 10 September 1944[63]
Heinrich Schmetz Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[63] Gruppenkommandeur of the III./Kampfgeschwader 100[63][64] 29 October 1944[63]
Alois Schmid Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[63] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 17./Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 91[63][64] 9 January 1945[63]
Anton Schmid Heer 17-HOberst[63] Kampfgruppen leader in the 286. Infanterie-Division[63][64] 10 February 1945[63]
Franz Schmid Heer 12-HLeutnant[63] Leader of the 3./Schnelle Abteilung 306[64][Note 84] 21 October 1943[63]
[Dr.] Fritz-Wilhelm Schmid[Note 17] Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[63] Commander of the II./Fallschirm-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 2 "Hermann Göring"[63][65] 6 October 1944[63]
Georg Schmid Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[63] Adjutant in the II./Jäger-Regiment 229[63][64] 2 June 1943[63]
Günther Schmid Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[63] Staffelführer of the 5./Sturzkampfgeschwader 2 "Immelmann"[63][64] 23 December 1942[63]
Hans Schmid Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[66] Commander of Grenadier-Regiment 850[65][66] 13 April 1944[66]
Johann Schmid Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[66] Staffelkapitän of the 8./Jagdgeschwader 26 "Schlageter"[64][Note 85] 21 August 1941[66]
Joseph Schmid Luftwaffe 18-LGeneralmajor[66] In the Stab of Panzer-Division "Hermann Göring"[64][Note 86] 21 May 1943[66]
Karl Schmid Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[66] Pilot in the 14.(Eis)/Kampfgeschwader 27 "Boelcke"[64][66] 19 August 1943[66]
Walter Schmid Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[66] Adjutant in the II./Grenadier-Regiment 390[65][66] 15 May 1944[66]
Gerhard Schmidhuber+ Heer 17-HOberst[66] Commander of Panzergrenadier-Regiment 304[64][66] 18 October 1943[66] Awarded 706th Oak Leaves 21 January 1945[66] A man wearing a military uniform and peaked cap with an Iron Cross displayed at the front of his uniform collar.
Arthur Schmidt Heer 18-HGeneralmajor[66] Chief of the General Staff of the 6. Armee[64][66] 6 January 1943[66]
August Schmidt+ Heer 17-HOberst[66] Commander of Infanterie-Regiment 20[64][66] 27 October 1939[66] Awarded 371st Oak Leaves 23 January 1944[66] A man wearing a military uniform with an Iron Cross displayed at the front of his uniform collar.
August Schmidt Luftwaffe 20-LGeneral der Flakartillerie[66] Commanding general and commander-in-chief of Luftgau VI (Münster)[64][66] 13 February 1945[64][Note 87]
Burkhard Schmidt Heer 15-HMajor[66] Leader of the II./Infanterie-Regiment 411[64][66] 6 November 1942[66]
[Dr.] Dietrich Schmidt[Note 17] Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[66] Staffelkapitän of the 8./Nachtjagdgeschwader 1[64][66] 27 July 1944[66]
Erich Schmidt Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[67] Pilot in the III./Jagdgeschwader 53[68][Note 88] 23 July 1941[67]
Erich Schmidt+ Heer 15-HMajor[67] Commander of schwere Panzer-Abteilung 507[68][Note 89] 9 June 1944[67] Awarded (877th) Oak Leaves 9 May 1945?[69][Note 90]
Erich-Otto Schmidt Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[67] Commander of Grenadier-Regiment 679[67][68] 4 August 1943[67]
Ernst Schmidt Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[67] Leader of Divisions-Sturm-Kompanie 353[68][Note 91] 24 February 1945[67]
Franz Schmidt Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[67] Staffelkapitän in the III./Kampfgeschwader 55[68][Note 92] 19 August 1943[67]
Friedrich Schmidt Heer 14-HHauptmann[67] Leader of the III./Infanterie-Regiment 437[67][68] 8 October 1942[67]
Fritz Schmidt Heer 13-HOberleutnant[67] Adjutant in the II./Grenadier-Regiment 15 (motorized)[67][68] 9 December 1944*[67] Killed in action 20 October 1944[68]
Georg Schmidt Heer 13-HOberleutnant[67] Chief of the 6./Jäger-Regiment 56[67][68] 9 December 1944[67]
Georg Schmidt Heer 12-HLeutnant[68][Note 93] Leader of the 7./Grenadier-Regiment 173[67][68] 5 February 1945[67]
Gustav Schmidt+ Heer 17-HOberst[67] Commander of Infanterie-Regiment 74[67][68] 4 September 1940[67] Awarded 203rd Oak Leaves 6 March 1943[67]
Hans Schmidt+ Heer 19-HGeneralleutnant zur Verwendung (for disposition)[67] Commander of the 260. Infanterie-Division[67][68] 22 September 1941[67] Awarded 334th Oak Leaves 24 November 1943[67]
Hans Schmidt Heer 19-HGeneralleutnant[67] Commander of the 275. Infanterie-Division[67][68] 16 October 1944[67]
Hans Ritter von Schmidt Heer 15-HMajor of the Reserves[70] Leader of Infanterie-Regiment 546[68][70] 24 August 1942[70]
Heinz Schmidt+ Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[70] Pilot in the 6./Jagdgeschwader 52[68][70] 23 August 1942[70] Awarded 124th Oak Leaves 16 September 1942[71][Note 94]
Heinz Schmidt Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[70] Chief of the 1./Grenadier-Regiment 994[68][70] 5 February 1945[70]
Hellmut Schmidt Heer 14-HHauptmann[70] Chief of the 1./Panzer-Regiment 10[68][70] 16 September 1943[70]
Herbert Schmidt Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[70] Chief of the 1./Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 1[68][70] 24 May 1940[68][Note 95]
A man wearing a military uniform with an Iron Cross displayed at the front of his uniform collar.
Herbert Schmidt Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[70] Pilot in the I./Schlachtgeschwader 3[68][70] 9 June 1944[70]
Hermann Schmidt Heer 14-HHauptmann[70] Commander of the IV./Artillerie-Regiment 81[68][70] 28 June 1943[70]
Hermann Schmidt Luftwaffe 15-LMajor[70] Gruppenkommandeur of the I./Kampfgeschwader 66[68][70] 20 April 1944[70]
Hermann-Ludwig Schmidt Heer 10-HOberwachtmeister[70] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 2./Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 209[68][70] 4 October 1944[70]
Hubert Schmidt Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[70] Leader of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 280[68][70] 5 March 1945[70]
Johann Schmidt Heer 14-HHauptmann[70] Leader of the II./Infanterie-Regiment 62[68][70] 18 January 1942[70]
Dipl.-Ing. Johannes Schmidt Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[70] Commander of the I./Panzer-Regiment 27[70][72] 15 October 1942[70]
Josef Schmidt Heer 17-HOberst[73] Commander of Grenadier-Regiment 199 "List"[72][73] 31 January 1943*[73] Killed in action 28 January 1943[72]
Josef Schmidt Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[73] Leader of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 159[72][73] 3 December 1943[73]
Jürgen Schmidt Heer 16-HOberstleutnant im Generalstab (in the General Staff)[73] Ia (operations officer) in the 337. Infanterie-Division[72][73] 1 May 1943*[73] Died of wounds 16 February 1943[72]
Karl-Heinz Schmidt Heer 14-HHauptmann[73] Leader of Festungs-Infanterie-Bataillon XIV./999[72][Note 96] 11 June 1944[73]
Klaus-Degenhardt Schmidt Kriegsmarine 13-MOberleutnant zur See[73] Commander of Schnellboot S-54 in the 10. Schnellbootflottille[72][Note 97] 22 December 1943[73]
Konrad Schmidt Heer 13-HOberleutnant[73] Leader of the 12./Grenadier-Regiment 42[72][73] 23 August 1943*[73] Killed in action 21 July 1943[72]
Leonhard Schmidt?[Note 98] Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[72] Battalion leader in the II./Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 4[72] 30 April 1945[72]
Otto Schmidt Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[72][Note 99] Staffelkapitän of the 7./Sturzkampfgeschwader 77[72][73] 3 September 1942[73]
[Dr.] Paul Schmidt[Note 17] Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[73] Observer in the Nahaufklärungs-Gruppe 15[72][73] 3 September 1943[73]
Richard Schmidt Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[73] Commander of Infanterie-Regiment 473[72][73] 6 November 1942[73]
Rudolf Schmidt+ Heer 19-HGeneralleutnant[73] Commanding general of the XXXIX. Panzerkorps[72][Note 100] 3 June 1940[73] Awarded 19th Oak Leaves 10 July 1941[73] The head and shoulders of an elderly man, shown from the front. He wears a military uniform with an Iron Cross displayed at the front of his collar. His hair is parted, combed back and appears either dark or grey, his facial expression is a determined and grim; his eyes are looking into the camera.
Rudolf Schmidt Luftwaffe 09-LFeldwebel[73] Pilot in the 5./Jagdgeschwader 77[72][73] 30 August 1941[73]
Rudolf Schmidt Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[75] Staffelkapitän of the 5./Kampfgeschwader 76[72][75] 2 October 1942*[75] Killed in action 5 September 1942[72]
Rudolf Schmidt Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[73] Gruppenkommandeur of the II./Kampfgeschwader 26[72][73] 28 March 1945[73]
Walter Schmidt+ Waffen-SS 14-WSS-Hauptsturmführer[75] Leader of the III./SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 10 "Westland"[72][Note 101] 4 August 1943[75] Awarded 479th Oak Leaves 14 May 1944[75]
Werner Schmidt Luftwaffe 15-LMajor[75] Commander of Fallschirm-MG-Bataillon 1[72][75] 5 April 1944[75]
Werner Schmidt Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[75] Staffelkapitän of the 9./Kampfgeschwader 55[72][Note 102] 19 August 1944[75]
Winfrid Schmidt Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[72][Note 103] Staffelkapitän of the 8./Jagdgeschwader 3[72][75] 18 September 1941[75]
Hans-Joachim Schmidt-Falbe Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[75] Chief of the 10./Grenadier-Regiment 323[72][75] 14 May 1944[75]
Werner Schmidt-Hammer Heer 19-HGeneralleutnant[75] Commander of the 168. Infanterie-Division[72][75] 12 September 1944[72][Note 104]
Otto Schmidt-Hartung Heer 17-HOberst[75] Commander of Infanterie-Regiment 35[72][75] 29 June 1940[75]
Gustav-Albrecht Schmidt-Ott Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[75] Leader of Panzer-Regiment 6[72][75] 7 October 1942[75]
Klaus Schmidtberg Luftwaffe 10-LFahnenjunker-Oberfeldwebel[75] Pilot in the 1.(F)Nacht-Aufklärungs-Staffel[76][Note 105] 6 October 1944[75]
Fritz Schmidtmann Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[77] Staffelkapitän of the 4./Kampfgeschwader 55[77][78] 29 February 1944[77]
Hans-Albert Schmidtmann Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[77] Commander of Artillerie-Regiment 31[77][78] 18 October 1944[77]
Josef Schmied Heer 06-HUnteroffizier[77] Group leader in the 3./Pionier-Bataillon 198[77][78] 26 January 1944[77]
Lorenz Schmied[Note 106] Heer 04-HObergefreiter[66] Kompanietruppführer (company headquarters leader) in the 8./Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 100[66][78] 29 November 1944[66]
Helmut Schmischke Heer 14-HHauptmann[77] Commander of Pionier-Bataillon 36[77][78] 22 July 1943[77]
Anton Schmitt Heer 09-HFeldwebel[77] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 2./Grenadier-Regiment 992[77][78] 16 November 1944[77]
Artur Schmitt Heer 18-HGeneralmajor[77] Commander of rückwärtiges Armeegebiet (rear army area) 556 and leader of a Kampfgruppe[78][Note 107] 5 February 1942[77]
Erich Schmitt Luftwaffe 10-LOberfeldwebel[77] Pilot in the 2.(F)/Aufklärungs-Gruppe 11[78][Note 108] 19 September 1942[77]
Erich Schmitt Heer 04-HObergefreiter[77] Group leader in the 3./Grenadier-Regiment 118[77][78] 8 October 1943[77]
Jakob Schmitt Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[77] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 13./Grenadier-Regiment 485[77][78] 30 September 1944[77]
Norbert Schmitt Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[77] Staffelkapitän of the 3./Schlachtgeschwader 10[77][78] 28 February 1945[77]
Stephan Schmitt Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[77] Staffelkapitän of the 5./Schlachtgeschwader 77[78][Note 109] 29 October 1944[77]
Wilhelm Schmitter+ Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[77] Pilot in the II./Kampfgeschwader 2[77][78] 19 September 1942[77] Awarded 432nd Oak Leaves 24 March 1944[77]
Franz Schmitz Heer 06-HSanitäts-Unteroffizier[79] Group leader of the 3./Grenadier-Regiment 279[78][79] 13 September 1943[79]
Günther Schmitz Luftwaffe 10-LFahnenjunker-Oberfeldwebel[79] Pilot in the 10./Transportgeschwader 2[78][79] 20 April 1944[79]
Wilfried Schmitz Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[79] Pilot in the I./Kampfgeschwader 4 "General Wever"[78][79] 21 August 1942[79]
Franz Schmitzer Heer 04-HObergefreiter[79] Richtschütze (gunner) in the 4./Artillerie-Regiment 6[76][79] 26 September 1942[79]
Johann Schmölzer Heer 10-HOberwachtmeister[79] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 1./Radfahr-Abteilung 68[78][79] 24 September 1942[79]
Siegfried Schmoll Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[79] Aide-de-camp in Grenadier-Regiment 217[78][Note 110] 9 June 1944[79]
Ernst-Friedrich Schmude?[Note 111] Heer 14-HHauptmann[78] Commander of the II./Grenadier-Regiment 732[78] 9 May 1945[78]
[Dr.] Willi Schmückle[Note 17] Heer 10-HFahnenjunker-Oberfeldwebel[79] In the 6./Fahnenjunker-Regiment 1241[78][79] 15 March 1945[79]
Hubert Schmundt Kriegsmarine 18-MKonteradmiral[79] Befehlshaber der Aufklärungs-Streitkräfte und Führer der Kampfgruppe Bergen—commander of the reconnaissance forces and leader of the battle group Bergen[78][Note 112] 14 June 1940[79]
A man wearing a peaked cap and dark military uniform with an Iron Cross displayed at the front of his uniform collar. He is holding gloves in his hands.
Ernst Schnabl Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[79] Leader of the 9./Jäger-Regiment 204[78][79] 7 February 1944[79]
Georg Schnappauf Heer 15-HMajor[79] Commander of Panzer-Regiment "Führer-Begleit-Division"[78][79] 9 May 1945[78][Note 113]
Franz-Karl Schnarr Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[79] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 13./Grenadier-Regiment 366[78][79] 26 March 1944[79]
Helmut Schnatz Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[80][Note 114] Leader of the 3./Flak-Regiment 25 (motorized)[80][81] 17 October 1942*[81] Killed in action 19 September 1942[80]
Alois Schnaubelt Waffen-SS 06-WSS-Unterscharführer[81] Gun leader in the 3./SS-Flak-Abteilung 5 "Wiking"[80][Note 115] 16 November 1944[81]
Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer+ Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[81] Staffelführer of the 12./Nachtjagdgeschwader 1[80][81] 31 December 1943[81] Awarded 507th Oak Leaves 24 June 1944
84th Swords 30 July 1944
21st Diamonds 16 October 1944[82][Note 116]
Ernst Schneck Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[80][Note 117] Commander of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 698[80][81] 16 November 1944[81]
Wilhelm Schneckenburger Heer 19-HGeneralleutnant[81] Commander of the 125. Infanterie-Division[80][81] 1 August 1942[81]
Adalbert Schnee+ Kriegsmarine 13-MOberleutnant zur See[81] Commander of U-201[80][81] 30 August 1941[81] Awarded 105th Oak Leaves 15 July 1942[81]
Rolf Schneege Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[81] Pioneer Zugführer (platoon leader) in the Stabskompanie/Infanterie-Regiment 120 (motorized)[80][81] 14 May 1941*[81] Killed in action 15 June 1940[80]
Wolfgang Schneeweis Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[81] Pilot in the Nachtjagdschwarm of Luftflottenkommando 6[81][83] 15 November 1943[81]
Adalbert Schneider Kriegsmarine 15-MKorvettenkapitän[81] 1st artillery officer on battleship Bismarck[80][81] 27 May 1941[81]
Albert Schneider Heer 14-HHauptmann[81] Commander of Feld-Ausbau-Bataillon 178[80][81] 23 December 1942[81]
Alfred Schneider Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[81] Leader of the 9./Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 206[80][81] 7 June 1942*[81] Killed in action 3 June 1942[80]
Eckhard Schneider Heer 13-HOberleutnant[84] Leader of the 6./Füsilier-Regiment 202[80][84] 24 July 1943[84]
Dipl.-Ing. Erich Schneider+ Heer 18-HGeneralmajor[84] Commander of the 4. Panzer-Division[80][84] 5 May 1943[84] Awarded 768th Oak Leaves 6 March 1945[84]
Erich Schneider Heer 14-HHauptmann[84] Leader of the II./Panzer-Regiment 9[80][84] 10 February 1944[84]
Friedrich Schneider Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[84] Battalion leader in Grenadier-Regiment 418[80][84] 24 February 1943[84]
Gerd-Dietrich Schneider Kriegsmarine 13-MOberleutnant zur See[84] Chief of the 8. Artillerie-Trägerflottille[80][84] 3 October 1944[84]
Heinrich Schneider Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[84] Zugführer (platoon leader) in Feld-Ersatz-Bataillon 211[80][84] 6 April 1944[84]
Heinz Schneider Heer 13-HOberleutnant[84] Leader of the 3./Panzer-Pionier-Bataillon 59[80][84] 22 September 1941[84]
A man wearing a peaked cap and military uniform with an Iron Cross displayed at the front of his uniform collar.
Heinz Schneider Heer 14-HHauptmann[85][Note 118] Commander of the II./Grenadier-Regiment 669[84][85] 20 October 1944*[84] Killed in action 31 July 1944[85]
Herbert Schneider Kriegsmarine 14-MKapitänleutnant[84] Commander of U-522[84][85] 16 January 1943[84]
Herbert Schneider Luftwaffe 09-LWachtmeister[84] Flak combat troop leader in the 6./Flak-Regiment 49 (motorized)[84][85] 5 February 1944[84]
Josef Schneider+ Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[84] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 11./Jäger-Regiment 207[84][85] 27 June 1942[84] Awarded 389th Oak Leaves 10 February 1944[84]
Josef Schneider Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[84] Leader of the assault platoon in the 5./Grenadier-Regiment 521[84][85] 18 January 1944[84]
Kurt Schneider Heer 14-HHauptmann of the Reserves[86] Chief of the 7./Artillerie-Regiment 129[85][86] 11 September 1943[86]
Otto Schneider Waffen-SS 13-WSS-Obersturmführer[86] Leader of the 7./SS-Panzer-Regiment 5 "Wiking"[85][Note 119] 4 May 1944[86]
Otto Schneider Heer 12-HLeutnant[85][Note 120] Leader of Pionierkompanie/Jäger-Regiment 54[85][86] 28 October 1944*[86] Died of wounds 16 October 1944[85]
[Dr.] Paul Schneider[Note 17] Heer 14-HHauptmann[86] Leader of the II./Grenadier-Regiment 959[85][86] 18 November 1944[86]
Rudolf Schneider Heer 13-HOberleutnant[86] Chief of the 1./Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 342[85][Note 121] 4 October 1942[86]
Walter-Erich Schneider Kriegsmarine 14-MKapitänleutnant[86] Chief of the 25. Minensuchflottille[85][86] 5 November 1944[86]
Wilhelm Schneider Heer 09-HWachtmeister[86] Shock troops leader in Stabsschwadron of the II./Reiter-Regiment 32[85][Note 122] 30 April 1945[86]
Ferdinand Schneider-Kostalski Heer 14-HHauptmann[86] Commander of the III./Panzer-Regiment 6[85][86] 9 July 1941[86]
Alfred Schneidereit Waffen-SS 04-WSS-Rottenführer[86] Anti tank rifle troop leader in the 8./SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 1 "Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler"[86][87] 20 December 1943[86]
Willy Schneidermann Heer 09-HFeldwebel[86] Group leader in the Radfahrkompanie/Grenadier-Regiment 192[85][Note 123] 29 June 1943[86]
Karl Schnell Heer 09-HFeldwebel[86] Kompanietruppführer (company headquarters leader) in the 1./Grenadier-Regiment 423[85][86] 2 September 1944[86]
Karl-Heinz Schnell Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[86] Staffelkapitän of the 9./Jagdgeschwader 51[85][Note 124] 1 August 1941[86]
Siegfried Schnell+ Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[85][Note 125] Pilot in the II./Jagdgeschwader 2 "Richthofen"[85][Note 125] 9 November 1940[88] Awarded 18th Oak Leaves 9 July 1941[88]
Wilhelm Schnepf Heer 12-HLeutnant[88] Company leader in schwere Heeres-Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 654[85][88] 31 January 1945[88]
Otto Schniewind Kriegsmarine 19-MVizeadmiral[88] Chef des Stabes der Seekriegsleitung im OKM[85][Note 126] 20 April 1940[88]
Albrecht Schnitger Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[88] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 6./Infanterie-Regiment 18[85][88] 7 October 1942[88]
Herbert Schnocks?[Note 127] Heer 14-HHauptmann[89] Battalion commander in Grenadier-Regiment 317[89] 8 May 1945[89]
Karl Schnörrer Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant of the Reserves[88] Staffelführer of the 11./Jagdgeschwader 7[88][89] 22 March 1945[88]
Herbert Schob Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[88] Pilot in the II./Zerstörergeschwader 76[89][Note 128] 9 June 1944[88]
Eugen Ritter von Schobert Heer 20-HGeneral der Infanterie[88] Commanding general of the VII. Armeekorps[88][89] 29 June 1940[88]
A man with mustache wearing a side cap and military uniform with an Iron Cross displayed at the front of his uniform collar.
[Dr.] Ernst Schöbitz[Note 17] Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[89][Note 129] Staffelkapitän of the 11.(H)/Aufklärungs-Gruppe 12[89][Note 129] 5 September 1944[88]
Fritz Schöck Heer 14-HHauptmann[88] Chief of the 2./schwere Panzer-Abteilung 507[88][89] 5 September 1944[88]
Hans Schoefbeck Luftwaffe 10-LOberfeldwebel[88] Pilot in the 1./Kampfgruppe z.b.V. 9[88][90] 14 March 1943[88]
Josef Schölß Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[88] Staffelkapitän of the 3./Kampfgeschwader 51[88][89] 25 May 1943[88]
Helmut Schoen Heer 09-HFeldwebel[88] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 5./Jäger-Regiment 28[88][89] 5 April 1944[88]
Rudolf Schön Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[91] Leader of the 3./Pionier-Bataillon 8 (motorized)[89][Note 130] 12 December 1944[91]
Viktor Schönbeck Heer 14-HHauptmann[91] Chief of the 13./Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 139[89][91] 20 June 1940[91]
Friedrich Schönberg Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[91] Leader of Divisions-Gruppe 262[89][91] 10 September 1944[91]
Georg Schönberger Waffen-SS 16-WSS-Obersturmbannführer[91] Commander of SS-Panzer-Regiment 1 "Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler"[89][Note 131] 20 December 1943*[91] Killed in action 20 November 1944[89] A man wearing a military uniform and side cap. His cap has an emblem in shape of a human skull and crossed bones.
Clemens Graf von Schönborn-Wiesentheid Luftwaffe 15-LMajor[91] Geschwaderkommodore of Sturzkampfgeschwader 77[89][91] 21 July 1940[91]
Wilhelm Prinz von Schönburg-Waldenburg Heer 14-HHauptmann[91] Chief of the 1./Panzer-Regiment 31[89][91] 18 May 1941[91]
Heinrich Schönbusch Heer 09-HFeldwebel[91] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 1./Pionier-Bataillon 1059[89][91] 18 January 1945[91]
Hans-Wolfgang Schöne Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[91] Leader of the II./Fahnenjunker-Grenadier-Regiment 1242[89][Note 132] 23 March 1945[91]
Hans Schönebeck Heer 14-HHauptmann[91] Leader of the I./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 64[89][91] 23 March 1945[91]
Dietrich Schöneboom Kriegsmarine 13-MOberleutnant zur See[91] Commander of U-431[89][91] 20 October 1943[91]
Hans Schöneich Heer 16-HOberstleutnant im Generalstab (in the General Staff)[91] Ia (operations officer) in the 20. Panzer-Division[89][91] 12 August 1944[91]
Rudolf Schoenert+ Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant of the Reserves[92] Staffelkapitän of the 4./Nachtjagdgeschwader 2[90][92] 25 July 1942[92] Awarded 450th Oak Leaves 11 April 1944[92]
Carl-August von Schönfeld Heer 17-HOberst[92] Commander of Grenadier-Regiment 949[89][92] 4 May 1944[92]
Gerhard Schönfeld Heer 13-HOberleutnant[92] Leader of the 3./Panzer-Pionier-Bataillon 40[89][92] 25 August 1942[92]
Henning Schönfeld Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[92] Commander of Aufklärungs-Abteilung 20 (motorized)[92][93] 15 August 1940[92]
Kurt Schönfeld Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[92] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 4./Panzer-Regiment 10[92][93] 22 September 1941[92]
Helmut Schönfelder Luftwaffe 10-LOberfeldwebel[92] Pilot in the Stabstaffel/Jagdgeschwader 51 "Mölders"[92][93] 31 March 1945[92]
Manfred Schönfelder Waffen-SS 16-WSS-Obersturmbannführer[92] Ia (operations officer) of the 5. SS-Panzer-Division "Wiking"[92][93] 23 February 1944[92]
A man in semi profile wearing a military uniform and neck order, in the shape of a cross. His hair is combed to the back.
Wilhelm Schöning+ Heer 15-HMajor of the Reserves[92] Commander of the I./Füsilier-Regiment "Feldherrnhalle"[92][93] 7 February 1944[92] Awarded 707th Oak Leaves 21 January 1945[92]
Wolfram Schönwald Heer 13-HOberleutnant of the Reserves[92] Leader of the II./Grenadier-Regiment 53[92][93] 10 September 1944[92]
Gerhard Schöpfel Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[92] Gruppenkommandeur of the III./Jagdgeschwader 26 "Schlageter"[92][93] 11 September 1940[92]
Eberhard Schoepffer Heer 17-HOberst[92] Combat commander of Elbing[92][93] 9 February 1945[92]
Ferdinand Schörner+ Heer 18-HGeneralmajor[94] Commander of the 6. Gebirgs-Division[93][94] 20 April 1941[94] Awarded 398th Oak Leaves 17 February 1944
93rd Swords 28 August 1944
23rd Diamonds 1 January 1945[94]
A man wearing a military uniform with an Iron Cross displayed at the front of his uniform collar.
Heinz Schoknecht Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[94] Zugführer (platoon leader) in schwere Heeres-Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 666[93][94] 21 January 1945[94]
Heinrich Schollen Heer 09-HFeldwebel[94] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 2./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 14[93][94] 12 November 1943[94]
Klaus Scholtz+ Kriegsmarine 14-MKapitänleutnant[94] Commander of U-108[93][94] 26 December 1941[94] Awarded 123rd Oak Leaves 10 September 1942[94]
Erich Scholz Heer 18-HGeneralmajor[94] Commander of Kampfgruppe "Scholz"[93][Note 133] 26 December 1944[94]
Fritz von Scholz Edler von Rarancze+ Waffen-SS 17-WSS-Oberführer[94] Commander of SS-Regiment "Nordland"[93][94] 18 January 1942[94] Awarded 423rd Oak Leaves 12 March 1944
85th Swords 8 August 1944[94]
Fritz Scholz Heer 15-HMajor[94] Commander of the I./Grenadier-Regiment 423[93][94] 21 January 1945[94]
Gerhard Scholz Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[94] Leader of the 7./Grenadier-Regiment 317[93][94] 21 September 1944[94]
Helmut Scholz+ Waffen-SS 12-WSS-Untersturmführer[94] Leader of the 7./SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 49 "De Ruyter"[93][Note 134] 4 June 1944[94] Awarded 591st Oak Leaves 21 September 1944[94]
Karl Scholz?[Note 135] Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[93] Leader of the 14./Grenadier-Regiment 4[93] 9 May 1945[93]
Siegfried Scholz Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[94] Staffelkapitän of the 1./Kampfgeschwader 100[93][94] 24 March 1943[94]
Dr.-Ing. Werner Scholz Heer 12-HLeutnant of the Reserves[95] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 2./Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 279[95][96] 5 March 1945[95]
Georg Scholze Heer 17-HOberst[95] Commander of Infanterie-Lehr-Regiment[93][Note 136] 17 February 1943[95]
A man wearing a peaked cap and military uniform with an Iron Cross displayed at the front of his uniform collar.
Karl-Heinz Schomann Luftwaffe 15-LMajor[95] Gruppenkommandeur of the I.(K)/Lehrgeschwader 1[93][95] 29 October 1943[95]
Heinrich Schonder Kriegsmarine 14-MKapitänleutnant[95] Commander of U-77[95][97] 19 August 1942[95]
Erich Schopper Heer 19-HGeneralleutnant[95] Commander of the 81. Infanterie-Division[95][97] 30 April 1943[95]
Wilhelm Schormann Heer 04-HObergefreiter[95] Group leader in the 1./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 74[95][97] 18 November 1944*[95] Killed in action 16 October 1944[97]
Reinhard Schoßleitner Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[95] Staffelführer of the 8./Kampfgeschwader 6[95][97] 5 February 1944*[95] Killed in action 10 October 1943[97]
Albert Schott Heer 06-HUnteroffizier[95] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 1./Grenadier-Regiment 1077[95][97] 10 September 1944[95]
Hermann Schrader Heer 14-HHauptmann[95] Leader of Divisions-Füsilier-Bataillon 49[95][97] 9 December 1944[95]
Hermann-Albert Schrader Heer 13-HOberleutnant[95] Chief of the 11./Infanterie-Regiment 16[95][97] 29 May 1940[95]
Dr. jur. Oskar Schrader Luftwaffe 16-LOberstleutnant[95] Commander of Flak-Regiment 104[95][97] 8 September 1942[95]
Otto von Schrader Kriegsmarine 20-MAdmiral[95] Kommadierender Admiral norwegische Westküste—Commanding Admiral of the Norwegian west coast[95][97] 19 August 1943[95]
Werner Schrader Heer 12-HLeutnant[98] Leader of the 3./Grenadier-Regiment 17[97][98] 24 December 1944[98]
Herbert Schramm+ Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[98] Pilot in the III./Jagdgeschwader 53[97][98] 6 August 1941[98] Awarded 736th Oak Leaves 11 February 1945[98]
Richard Schramm Heer 10-HOberwachtmeister[98] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 1./Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 202[98][99] 23 December 1942[98]
Max-Günther Schrank Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[98] Commander of the I./Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 100[97][98] 17 July 1941[98]
Werner Schrauth Heer 13-HOberleutnant[98] Leader of the 1./Grenadier-Regiment 80[97][98] 3 December 1943*[98] Killed in action 14 September 1943[97]
Fritz Schreckenbach Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[98] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 4./Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 5[97][98] 5 September 1944[98]
Alfred Schreiber Heer 10-HOberfeldwebel[98] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 6./Grenadier-Regiment 365[97][98] 20 April 1943[98]
Franz Schreiber Waffen-SS 17-WSS-Standartenführer[98] Commander of SS-Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 12 "Michael Gaißmair"[97][98] 26 December 1944[98]
Gustav Schreiber Waffen-SS 10-WSS-Hauptscharführer[98] Deputy leader of the 7./SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 9 "Germania"[97][Note 137] 2 December 1943[98]
A man wearing a peaked cap with skull emblem, a military uniform with various military decorations and an Iron Cross displayed at the front of his uniform collar.
Hans-Jürgen Schreiber Heer 13-HOberleutnant[98] Chief of the 4./Divisions-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 22[97][98] 3 January 1943[98]
Helmuth Schreiber Waffen-SS 14-WSS-Hauptsturmführer[98] Chief of the 10./SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment "Deutschland"[98][100] 30 July 1943[98]
Josef Schreiber+ Heer 09-HFeldwebel[101] Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 4./Sturm-Regiment 14[101][102] 31 March 1943[101] Awarded 309th Oak Leaves 5 October 1943[101]
Kurt Schreiber Luftwaffe 14-LHauptmann[101] Commander of the II./Grenadier-Regiment 1 "Hermann Göring"[101][102] 21 June 1943[101]
Dr. iur. Hellmuth Schreiber-Volkening Heer 13-HOberleutnant[101] Chief of the 9./Infanterie-Regiment 16[101][102] 29 May 1940[101]
A man wearing a military uniform with an Iron Cross displayed at the front of his uniform collar.
Leopold Schrems Heer 04-HObergefreiter[101] Group leader in the Stabskompanie/Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 85[101][102] 27 July 1944[101]
Karl Schrepfer+ Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[101] Staffelkapitän of the 6./Sturzkampfgeschwader 1[101][102] 19 June 1942[101] Awarded (850th) Oak Leaves 28 April 1945[101]
Martin Schriefer Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[101] Commander of Grenadier-Regiment 168[101][102] 24 June 1944[101]
Remi Schrijnen Waffen-SS 03-WSS-Sturmmann[101] Richtschütze (gunner) in the 2./SS-Freiwilligen-Sturmbrigade 6 "Langemarck"[102][Note 138] 21 September 1944[101]
Albert Schroeder Heer 14-HHauptmann[102][Note 139] Chief of the 3./Heeres-Flak-Artillerie-Abteilung 287[101][102] 9 December 1944[101]
Ferdinand Schroeder Heer 13-HOberleutnant[102][Note 140] Chief of the 5./Grenadier-Regiment 1124[101][102] 17 March 1945[101]
Hans-Erwin Schröder Heer 06-HUnteroffizier[101] Gun leader in the 1./Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 20[101][102] 4 December 1941[101]
Heinz Schröder Heer 13-HOberleutnant[101] Chief of the 4./Artillerie-Regiment 260[101][102] 4 November 1943[101]
Dr.-Ing. Kurt Schröder Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[103] Commander of Pionier-Bataillon 74[102][103] 19 February 1942[103]
Wilhelm Schröder+ Heer 16-HOberstleutnant[103] Commander of Grenadier-Regiment 580[102][103] 26 March 1944[103] Awarded 779th Oak Leaves 13 March 1945[103]
[Dr.] Erich Schroedter+[Note 17] Heer 14-HRittmeister[103] Commander of Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung "Großdeutschland"[102][103] 23 October 1944[103] Awarded 808th Oak Leaves 28 March 1945[103]
Michael Schroepfer Heer 04-HObergefreiter[103] Richtschütze (gunner) in the 14./Infanterie-Regiment 111[102][103] 27 December 1941[103]
Werner Schröer+ Luftwaffe 12-LLeutnant[103] Staffelführer of the 8./Jagdgeschwader 27[102][103] 20 October 1942[103] Awarded 268th Oak Leaves 2 August 1943
(144th) Swords 19 April 1945[104][Note 141]
[Dr.] Heinrich Schroeteler[Note 17] Kriegsmarine 14-MKapitänleutnant[103] Commander of U-1023[102][103] 2 May 1945[103]
Anton Schroeter Heer 13-HOberleutnant[103] Leader of Divisions-Füsilier-Bataillon 126[102][103] 26 March 1944[103]
Erich Schröter Heer 14-HHauptmann[103] Commander of the I./Infanterie-Regiment 120 (motorized)[102][103] 8 September 1941[103]
Fritz Schröter Luftwaffe 13-LOberleutnant[103] Staffelkapitän of the 10./Jagdgeschwader 2 "Richthofen"[102][Note 142] 24 September 1942[103]
A man wearing a military uniform with an Iron Cross displayed at the front of his uniform collar.
Horst von Schroeter Kriegsmarine 13-MOberleutnant zur See[103] Commander of U-123[102][103] 1 June 1944[103]
Walther Schroth Heer 20-HGeneral der Infanterie[103] Commanding general of the XII. Armeekorps[103][105] 9 July 1941[103]
Ernst Schrupp Heer 14-HHauptmann[105][Note 143] Leader of the 3./Artillerie-Regiment 1176[105][106] 28 March 1945[106]

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 SS-Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 11.[14]
  4. ^ According to Scherzer as commander of Marinegruppenkommando West.[14]
  5. ^ According to Scherzer as Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 4./Infanterie-Regiment 445.[17]
  6. ^ According to Scherzer as Oberleutnant des Beurlaubtenstandes (of the reserve status).[17]
  7. ^ According to Scherzer as chief of the 2./SS-Panzer-Regiment 3.[17]
  8. ^ According to Scherzer as grenade-thrower Vorgeschobener Beobachter (forward observer) in the 3./Grenadier-Regiment 176.[17]
  9. ^ According to Scherzer, missing in action in March 1945.[17]
  10. ^ No evidence of the award to Johann Sailer can be found in the German Federal Archives. According to Walther-Peer Fellgiebel it was presumably awarded by SS-Oberstgruppenführer Sepp Dietrich, which would make it an unlawful presentation. The sources for this assumption are H. Buch and W. Kment. According to Buch—note from 25 June 2005—he had nothing to do with this presentation. According to Scherzer, Kment cannot be the source, since Buch stated that Kment died in the early 1970s. If indeed Kment was the source then von Seemen would have listed Sailer in either the first or second edition of his book, which is not the case. Sailer himself states in his book "Kriegslebenslauf" (war diary) that he received the award on 4 May 1945. Fellgiebel dated the award on 6 May 1945. He may have done this to justify this as a Dietrich award. Ernst-Günther Krätschmer lists Sailer for the first time in the 3rd edition of his book without referencing a source. Sailer also claims to have received the German Cross in Gold on 19 March 1945, which also cannot be verified. Author Manfred Dörr was allowed access to Sailer's pay book and noticed that the Knight's Cross entry was formally incorrect. The entry thus does not appear to be authentic. Sailer was a member of the Association of Knight's Cross Recipients (AKCR).[18]
  11. ^ According to Scherzer as department doctor of the II./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 26.[17]
  12. ^ According to Scherzer as commander of gemischte Flak-Sturm-Abteilung 802 (deployable).[17]
  13. ^ According to Scherzer as Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 3./SS-Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 1.[21]
  14. ^ According to Scherzer as commander of the II./SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment "Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler".[22]
  15. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of Infanterie-Regiment "Riedel"/Infanterie-Division Pommernland.[22]
  16. ^ According to Scherzer as chief of the battery "Lausitz" in the Marine-Flak-Abteilung 259.[22]
  17. ^ a b c d e f g h i j The brackets around the doctor title [Dr.] denotes that the academic title was attained after the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded.
  18. ^ According to Scherzer as Hauptmann of the Reserves.[24]
  19. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of SS-Regiment "Sattler" (SS-Unterführer-Schule Radolfzell) (189. Infanterie-Division).[24]
  20. ^ According to Scherzer as commander of Regiment "Sauer" in the fortress Breslau.[24]
  21. ^ According to Scherzer as Wachtmeister.[25]
  22. ^ No evidence of the award to Jordan Sauter can be found in the German Federal Archives. According to Von Seemen verified by his pay book and written communication with the German Federal Archives.[26] The presentation should have been made via the Army Group Vistula and subsequently via the Außenstelle of the Heerespersonalamt (HPA/A—Branch of the Army Staff Office). Sauter however is not listed in the records of the HPA/A. The author Veit Scherzer was denied access to files, which could help clarify the case, of the Association of Knight's Cross Recipients (AKCR) on the grounds of the Bundesarchivgesetz (German Archive Law). Sauter was a member of the AKCR.[27]
  23. ^ According to Scherzer as Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 14./Grenadier-Regiment 3.[25]
  24. ^ According to Scherzer as Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 14./Infanterie-Regiment 505.[25]
  25. ^ According to Scherzer the Knight's Cross was awarded on 7 October 1942.[25]
  26. ^ According to Scherzer in the 3./Flak-Regiment 40.[31]
  27. ^ According to Scherzer as ammunitions squadron leader in the 4./SS-Panzer-Artillerie-Regiment 2.[31]
  28. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of the 2./SS-Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 8.[31]
  29. ^ According to Scherzer as leader Sturmgruppe "Beton" (assault group concrete) in the Luftlande-Sturmabteilung "Koch".[31]
  30. ^ a b According to Scherzer his full name was Hans-Marcel von Schack, and he received the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross as leader of SS-Kavallerie-Regiment 16.[32]
  31. ^ According to Scherzer as Leutnant of the Reserves.[32]
  32. ^ According to Scherzer as leader Sturmgruppe "Eisen" (assault group iron) in the Luftlande-Sturmabteilung "Koch".[32]
  33. ^ According to Scherzer on 2 September 1944.[32]
  34. ^ a b According to Scherzer on 7 April 1944 as pilot in the III.Kampfgeschwader 3.[32]
  35. ^ According to Scherzer as pilot in the I./Sturzkampfgeschwader 1.[32]
  36. ^ According to Scherzer as commander of the III./SS-Grenadier-Regiment (motorized) 10.[32]
  37. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of a Kampfgruppe of the II./Kampfgeschwader 200 (airborne mission against the Résistance on the Vercors Plateau southwest of Grenoble, France).[32]
  38. ^ According to Scherzer name is Johann Georg Schäfer.[35]
  39. ^ According to Scherzer in an emergency unit of the Fahnenjunker Schule VI/Kampfgruppe Krause (462. Infanterie-Division).[35]
  40. ^ According to Scherzer on 18 November 1944.[35]
  41. ^ Karl Schäfer's nomination by his unit was processed by the Oberkommando der Luftwaffe/Auszeichnung und Disziplin (OKL/AuD—Air Force High Command/Award and Discipline) on 15 April 1945. This nomination, now recommending approval, was forwarded on 16 April with a Luftwaffenpersonalamt-Verleihungsvorschlag (LPA-VV—Air Force Staff Office Nomination Recommendation) Nr. 1575 to the adjutancy of Hermann Göring. The nomination was never finalized and remained pending at the end of the war. A presentation of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross cannot be verified. The presentation date stated by Walther-Peer Fellgiebel is the forwarding date to the adjutancy of the Reichsmarschall.[36]
  42. ^ According to Scherzer as commander of SS-Panzer-Pionier-Bataillon 5.[35]
  43. ^ According to Scherzer as Major.[35]
  44. ^ According to Scherzer as pilot in the III./Sturzkampfgeschwader 1.[37]
  45. ^ According to Scherzer as Staffelführer of the 3./Jagdgeschwader 52.[37]
  46. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of Grenadier-Regiment 3.[37]
  47. ^ According to Scherzer as Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 8./Grenadier-Regiment 24.[37]
  48. ^ Heinrich Schatten's nomination was submitted to the Heerespersonalamt (HPA—Army Staff Office) on 19 April 1945. The book of "Verliehene Ritterkreuze" (Awarded Knight Crosses) contains an entry under Nr. 5176 stating the entry date 19 April 1945 and Major Joachim Domaschk approval "Knight's Cross yes". The file contains no further evidence of the approval or presentation of the award. The registry containing the approved or rejected nominations or deferred nominations contains his file card. 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.[27]
  49. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of the 1./Divisions-Füsilier-Bataillon 320.[40]
  50. ^ According to Scherzer as pilot in the 3./Jagdgeschwader 54.[40]
  51. ^ Siegfried Scheibe's nomination was received by the Heerespersonalamt (HPA—Army Staff Office) on 2 April 1945, the number 5047 had been created and according to the file card forwarded for further processing on 11 April 1945. No further comments or notes indicate that the nomination was finalized. Mr Meentz of the German Federal Archives stated on 20 July 2004 that it cannot be verified that Scheibe received the Knight's Cross. Walther-Peer Fellgiebel assigned the presentation date of 11 May 1945. Krätschmer claims that the award was approved on 9 May 1945.[36]
  52. ^ According to Scherzer as Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 14./Grenadier-Regiment 174.[42]
  53. ^ According to Scherzer as commander of Festungs-Infanterie-Regiment "C" (Divisions Stab z.b.V. 444).[42]
  54. ^ According to Scherzer as pilot in the Aufklärungsstaffel 1.(F)/122.[42]
  55. ^ According to Scherzer as commander of the 6. SS-Freiwilligen-Sturmbrigade "Langemark".[44]
  56. ^ According to Scherzer as Hauptmann of the Reserves.[44]
  57. ^ From August 1944 to May 1945 the Soviets successfully managed to deceive the Oberkommando des Heeres and let them believe that a cut off German battle group under the leadership of Oberstleutnant Heinrich Scherhorn was encircled at the Berezina. Scherhorn however had been taken prisoner of war in July 1944 and knew nothing of this operation. The deceit was so successful that the Germans continued to resupply the encircled troops by air. The last mission was flown on 17 April 1945. Hitler had awarded Scherhorn the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 23 March which was dropped into the pocket on this last mission. The presentation is illegal since it was based on an illusion created by the NKVD. Furthermore, Scherhorn refused to accept the award after the war.[36]
  58. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of the I./SS-Panzer-Regiment 10.[46]
  59. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of the 2./Divisions-Füsilier-Bataillon 31 (A.A.).[46]
  60. ^ According to Scherzer as Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 2./Panzer-Regiment "Führer Begleit Brigade".[46]
  61. ^ According to Scherzer as Oberleutnant of the Reserves.[46]
  62. ^ Gustav Schiemann's nomination of the Heerespersonalamt (HPA—Army Staff Office) was ready for signature but the process was never completed. The Association of Knight's Cross Recipients (AKCR) claims that the presentation was in accordance with the Dönitz-decree. This is illegal according to the Deutsche Dienststelle (WASt) and lacks legal justification.[49]
  63. ^ According to Scherzer as Richtschütze (gunner) in the 14./Grenadier-Regiment 107.[47]
  64. ^ According to Scherzer as chief of the 3./Pionier-Bataillon 24.[47]
  65. ^ a b According to Scherzer on 6 January 1942 as Leutnant of the Reserves.[47]
  66. ^ a b According to Scherzer on 3 November 1942 as pilot in the III./Jagdgeschwader 54.[50]
  67. ^ According to Scherzer as commander Atlantic coast and commander of fortress La Rochelle.[50]
  68. ^ According to Scherzer as chief of the II./Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 2.[52]
  69. ^ According to Scherzer as Kanonier (gunner) in the 19./Fallschirm-Flak-Regiment "Hermann Göring".[52]
  70. ^ The Heerespersonalamt (HPA—Army Staff Office) received Walter Schlags-Koch's nomination via wireless communication on 6 April 1945. Major Joachim Domaschk requested via wireless communication the advisory opinion of the 2. Armee. Presumably this statement was not received yet on 28 April because Domaschk decided to postpone the decision and ordered the re-presentation for 8 May, which was never processed. The entry date for the wireless nomination of 6 April 1945 is noted on the nomination list of the higher grade of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. However no other date is listed, the section comments states "unprocessed". The Order Commission of the Association of Knight's Cross Recipients (AKCR) processed this case in 1973 and decided: "877 Oak Leaves". Scherzer claims that this decision was not approved by Gerhard von Seemann—author of various publications regarding the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross—since Schlags-Koch is not listed as an Oak Leaves recipient in his book Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 (2nd edition from 1976). The presentation number was later changed by Walther-Peer Fellgiebel to "876". However Schlags-Koch is listed by Von Seemen as the 876th Oak Leaves recipient. The presentation date was assigned by Fellgiebel. Schlags-Koch was a member of the AKCR.[56][57]
  71. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of the III./SS-Artillerie-Regiment 5.[52]
  72. ^ According to Scherzer as Zugführer (platoon leader) in the 2./Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 2.[52]
  73. ^ According to Scherzer as Leutnant of the Reserves.[59]
  74. ^ According to Scherzer as commander of Divisions-Füsilier-Bataillon (A.A.) 168.[59]
  75. ^ According to Scherzer as commander of Grenadier-Brigade 1132.[60]
  76. ^ According to Scherzer as pilot in the Transportgeschwader 4.[60]
  77. ^ According to Scherzer as Hauptmann of the Reserves.[60]
  78. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of SS-Artillerie-Regiment 54.[62]
  79. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of the 1./SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 49 "De Ruiter".[62]
  80. ^ According to Scherzer as pilot in the I./Sturzkampfgeschwader 2 "Immelmann".[62]
  81. ^ According to Scherzer as Leutnant of the Reserves.[62]
  82. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of a Kampfgruppe in der Division Deneke ("Gneisenau-Einheit" of Wehrkreis XI).[63]
  83. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of the 2./SS-Panzer-Pionier-Bataillon 2.[63]
  84. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of the 3.(self motorized)/Schnelle Abteilung 306.[63]
  85. ^ According to Scherzer as pilot in the Stab/Jagdgeschwader 26 "Schlageter".[66]
  86. ^ According to Scherzer as commander of the in Tunisia deployed detachment of the Panzer-Division "Hermann Göring".[66]
  87. ^ According to Scherzer on 11 February 1945.[66]
  88. ^ According to Scherzer as pilot in the 9./Jagdgeschwader 53.[67]
  89. ^ According to Scherzer as commander of Panzer-Abteilung 507.[67]
  90. ^ The Heerespersonalamt (HPA—Army Staff Office) received Erich Schmitt's nomination on 24 March 1945. Major Joachim Domaschk noted three days later: "Insufficient for the Oak Leaves!". Nevertheless an HAP entry nomination without a nomination number was created on 29 March and presented to General Wilhelm Burgdorf. Burgdorf noted on 31 March: "Request advisory opinion from the commanding general!" and returned the nomination to the HPA. Major Domaschk requested via teleprinter the statement of the XXXIX. Panzerkorps. The Panzerkorps answered on 5 April via teleprinter that they were not responsible since the respective division was only subordinated to the corps for a very short time and never in action. Domaschk then requested an advisory opinion from the LVII. Panzerkorps on 8 April, which was not received by 28 April. On this day Domaschk noted "Wait" and ordered the re-presentation for 5 May. The nomination remained unprocessed after this date. The nomination list of the higher grade of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves notes the entry date of 24 March and that the nomination was forwarded to General Burgdorf on 29 March 1945. A presentation date is not stated and a comment says "further enquiry". The Order Commission of the Association of Knight's Cross Recipients (AKCR) processed this case in 1982 and decided: "Oak Leaves yes, 9 May 1945". It appears that the AKCR had questioned a witness, the former adjutant of the Army to the Commander-in-chief of the Wehrmacht Willy Johannmeyer. He wrote to the AKCR on 29 March 1968, stating: "By all means, I cannot remember a pick-up of the Oak Leaves for Mr Oberleutnant Erich Schmidt". The presentation number "876" was assigned by the AKCR. The presentation date was assigned by the Walther-Peer Fellgiebel. Schmidt was a member of the AKCR.[57]
  91. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of Divisions-Sturm-Kompanie (353)/205. Infantrie-Division.[67]
  92. ^ According to Scherzer as Staffelkapitän of the Eisenbahn-Staffel in the III./Kampfgeschwader 55.[67]
  93. ^ According to Scherzer as Leutnant of the Reserves.[67]
  94. ^ According to Scherzer on 15 September 1942.[70]
  95. ^ According to Scherzer on 29 May 1940.[70]
  96. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of the XIV. Festungs-Infanterie-Bataillon 999.[73]
  97. ^ According to Scherzer as commander of Schnellboot S-54.[73]
  98. ^ No evidence of the award can be found in the German Federal Archives. The award was unlawfully presented by the commanding general of the I Parachute Corps, General der Fallschirmtruppe Richard Heidrich.[74]
  99. ^ According to Scherzer as Oberleutnant.[73]
  100. ^ According to Scherzer as commanding general of the XXXIX. Armeekorps (mototized).[73]
  101. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of the III./SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment "Westland".[75]
  102. ^ According to Scherzer as Staffelkapitän in the III./Kampfgeschwader 55.[75]
  103. ^ According to Scherzer as Oberleutnant of the Reserves.[75]
  104. ^ According to Scherzer on 2 September 1944.[75]
  105. ^ According to Scherzer as pilot in the Aufklärungsstaffel 1.(F)/Nacht.[75]
  106. ^ According to Scherzer name is spelled Lorenz Schmid.[66]
  107. ^ According to Scherzer as Korück 556 and commander of the German-Italian forces in Bardia(Bardīya)/Libya (mostly members of the resupply units of the 21. Panzer-Division).[77]
  108. ^ According to Scherzer as pilot in the Aufklärungsstaffel 2.(F)/11.[77]
  109. ^ According to Scherzer as Staffelkapitän in the II./Schlachtgeschwader 77.[77]
  110. ^ According to Scherzer as aide-de-camp in Stab/Grenadier-Regiment 217.[79]
  111. ^ Ernst-Friedrich Schmude's nomination was received by the Heerespersonalamt (HPA—Army Staff Office) on 19 April 1945. A Heerespersonalamt-Verleihungsvorschlag (HPA-VV—Army Staff Office Nomination Recommendation) with number 5090 was created and approved on 21 April. It was sent to Wilhelm Burgdorf in Berlin as a teleprinter message on 26 April and had not been finalized by the end of the war. 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.[74]
  112. ^ According to Scherzer as stellvertretender Befehlshaber der Aufklärungs-Streitkräfte und Führer der Kriegschiffgruppe 3 (Zielhafen Bergen)—(deputy commander of the reconnaissance forces and leader of the warship group 3 (destination Bergen)).[79]
  113. ^ According to Scherzer on 19 April 1945.[79]
  114. ^ According to Scherzer as Oberleutnant of the Reserves.[81]
  115. ^ According to Scherzer as gun leader in the 3./SS-Flak-Abteilung 5 .[81]
  116. ^ According to Scherzer 84th Swords on 3 August 1944.[81]
  117. ^ According to Scherzer as Hauptmann.[81]
  118. ^ According to Scherzer as Hauptmann of the Reserves.[84]
  119. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of the 7./SS-Panzer-Regiment 5.[86]
  120. ^ According to Scherzer as Leutnant of the Reserves.[86]
  121. ^ According to Scherzer as company chief of the Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 342.[86]
  122. ^ According to Scherzer as shock troops Zugführer (platoon leader) in the II./Reiter-Regiment 32.[86]
  123. ^ According to Scherzer in the Radfahrkompanie/Grenadier-Regiment 192.[86]
  124. ^ According to Scherzer as Staffelkapitän of the 8./Jagdgeschwader 51.[86]
  125. ^ a b According to Scherzer as Leutnant of the Reserves and pilot in the 4./Jagdgeschwader 2 "Richthofen".[88]
  126. ^ According to Scherzer as Chef des Stabes der Seekriegsleitung und Chef des Marinekommando Amt im OKM.[88]
  127. ^ Herbert Schnocks's Heerespersonalamt-Verleihungsvorschlag (HPA-VV—Army Staff Office Nomination Recommendation) was ready for signature at the end of the war. 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.[74]
  128. ^ According to Scherzer as pilot in the I./Zerstörergeschwader 76.[88]
  129. ^ a b According to Scherzer as Oberleutnant of the Reserves and Staffelkapitän of the Nahaufklärungsstaffel 11.(H)/12.[88]
  130. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of the 3.(motorized)/Pionier-Bataillon 8.[91]
  131. ^ According to Scherzer as commander of SS-Panzer-Regiment 1.[91]
  132. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of the II./Grenadier-Regiment 1242.[91]
  133. ^ According to Scherzer as Höherer Artilleriekommandeur 314 and commander of Kampfgruppe "Scholz".[94]
  134. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of the 7./SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 49 "De Ruiter" (niederl. Nr. 2).[94]
  135. ^ Karl Scholz's nomination was received by the Heerespersonalamt (HPA—Army Staff Office) on 19 April 1945. There is no file card in the German Federal Archives. The book of "Verliehene Ritterkreuze" (Awarded Knight Crosses) contains his entry under Nr. 5144 which was approved by Major Joachim Domaschk on 28 April 1945. 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. Scholz was a member of the AKCR.[74]
  136. ^ According to Scherzer as commander of Lehr-Regiment (motorized) 901.[95]
  137. ^ According to Scherzer as leader of the 7./SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment "Germania".[98]
  138. ^ According to Scherzer as Richtschütze (gunner) in the 2./6. SS-Freiwilligen-Sturmbrigade "Langemarck".[101]
  139. ^ According to Scherzer as Hauptmann of the Reserves.[101]
  140. ^ According to Scherzer as Oberleutnant of the Reserves.[101]
  141. ^ According to Scherzer Swords on 16 April 1945.[103]
  142. ^ According to Scherzer as Staffelkapitän of the 10.(Jabo)/Jagdgeschwader 2 "Richthofen".[103]
  143. ^ According to Scherzer as Hauptmann of the Reserves.[106]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Williamson and Bujeiro 2004, pp. 3–4.
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