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Erich Pätz
Born (1915-06-06)June 6, 1915
Died 25 October 1943(1943-10-25) (aged 28)
Place of birth Mühlberg
Place of death Krivoy Rog, Ukraine
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service ?–1943
Rank Oberfeldwebel
Unit SG 2
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Erich Pätz (6 June 1915 – 25 October 1943) was a highly decorated Oberfeldwebel in the Luftwaffe during World War II and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 271.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). 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 (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.

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