Kurt Sametreiter

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Kurt Sametreiter
Bundesarchiv Bild 101III-Bueschel-164-13, Kurt Sametreiter.jpg
Born (1922-04-09) 9 April 1922 (age 94)
Böckstein, Austria
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Flag of the Schutzstaffel.svg Waffen SS
Years of service 1940–45
Rank Oberscharführer
Unit 1st SS Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Kurt Sametreiter (born 9 April 1922) was an Oberscharführer in the Waffen SS who was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross for his actions during the Battle of Kursk and the Battle of Prokhorovka where he was a platoon commander in the 3rd Company, 1st Panzerjäger Battalion of the 1st SS Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (LSSAH). He received the award on 31 July 1943.[1]

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  1. ^ Scherzer 2007, p. 649.

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  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.