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Immo Fritzsche
Born (1918-12-16)December 16, 1918
Died 14 December 1943(1943-12-14) (aged 27)
Place of birth Döcklitz, Province of Saxony
Place of death Schiroskaja, Russia
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service ?–1943
Rank Hauptmann (Posthumously)
Unit StG 2
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Immo Fritzsche (16 December 1918 – 14 December 1943) was a highly decorated Hauptmann 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. During his career he flew 700+ missions. Immo Fritzsche was killed on 14 December 1943 near Schiroskaja, Russia. He was posthumously promoted to Hauptmann.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 157.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) (in German). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtsteile [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]. Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007) (in German). 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]. Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 

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