List of Knight's Cross recipients 9th SS Panzer Division Hohenstaufen

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Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Awarded by Nazi Germany
Type Neck order
Eligibility Military personnel
Awarded for Awarded to holders of the Iron Cross to recognize extreme battlefield bravery or successful leadership
Campaign(s) World War II
Status Obsolete
Statistics
Established 1 September 1939
First awarded 30 September 1939
Last awarded 11 May 1945 / 17 June 1945[a]
Precedence
Next (higher) Grand Cross of the Iron Cross
Next (lower) Iron Cross 1st Class

The 9th SS Panzer Division Hohenstaufen was a German Waffen-SS armoured division which saw action on both the Eastern and Western Fronts during World War II.

Knight's Cross with Swords[edit]

Knight's Cross with Oakleaves[edit]

Knight’s Cross[edit]

HQ Staff[edit]

SS Panzer Regiment 9[edit]

SS Panzergrenadier Regiment 19[edit]

SS Panzer Grenadier Regiment 20[edit]

SS Panzer Artillery Regiment 9[edit]

  • Ludwig Spindler, 27.09.1944 Sturmbannführer Commander I./9th SS-Pz.Art.Rgt

SS Panzerjäger Battalion 9[edit]

  • Johann Sailer, 06.05.1945 Obersturmführer Commander, 3 Battery,9th SS Panzerjager Btn

SS Panzer Reconnaissance Battalion 9[edit]

SS Flak Battalion 9[edit]

  • Heinz Gropp, 06.05.1945 SS-Obersturmführer Commander 2nd Battery, 9th SS-Flak.Btn

References[edit]

  • 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.