|Born||24 June 1894|
|Died||3 December 1974(aged 80)|
|Years of service||1915–20
|Commands held||122nd Infantry Division|
|Awards||Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross|
Bruno Schatz (24 June 1894 – 3 December 1974) as a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II who commanded the 122nd Infantry Division. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Schatz surrendered to the Soviet Red Army troops in May 1945 in the Courland Pocket. Convicted as a war criminal in the Soviet Union, he was repatriated to Germany in October 1955.
Awards and decorations
- Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 9 December 1944 as Oberst and commander of Grenadier-Regiment 977
- Fellgiebel 2000, p. 304.
- Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) . Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [The 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] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6.
General der Infanterie Friedrich Fangohr
|Commander of 122. Infanterie-Division
20 January 1945 – 8 May 1945