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Albert Klett
Born (1916-02-24)February 24, 1916
Died 14 March 1945 (1945-03-15) (aged 29)
Place of birth Constanţa, Romania
Place of death Tata, Hungary
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Flag Schutzstaffel.svg Waffen-SS
Years of service 1941–1945
Rank Hauptsturmführer
Unit 8th SS Cavalry Division Florian Geyer
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Iron Cross 1st Class
Iron Cross 2nd Class
Close Combat Clasp

Albert Klett (24 February 1916 — 14 March 1945) was a Hauptsturmführer (Captain) in the Waffen-SS during World War II. He was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. This was awarded to recognize extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership by Nazi Germany during World War II.

Albert Klett was awarded the Knight's Cross in October 1944, while in command of the 6th Squadron, 15th SS Cavalry Regiment, 8th SS Cavalry Division Florian Geyer

Klett did not survive the war but was killed in action on the 14 March 1945 near Tata, Hungary.

References

Further reading

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas, 2000. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Mitcham, Jr.Samuel, Retreat to the Reich, Stackpole books 2007. ISBN 0-8117-3384-X
  • Mitcham Samuel, The German Defeat in the East, 1944-45,Stackpole Books, 2007. ISBN 0-8117-3371-8
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