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Richard Utgenannt
Born (1919-10-11)October 11, 1919
Died 14 November 1994 (1994-11-15) (aged 75)
Place of birth Charlottenthal, Germany
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Flag of the Schutzstaffel.svg Waffen SS
Years of service 1939–1945
Rank Hauptsturmführer
Unit 4th SS Polizei Panzergrenadier Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
German Cross in Gold
Iron Cross 1st Class
Iron Cross 2nd Class
Eastern Front Medal 1941/42
Close Combat Clasp

Richard Utgenannt was a Hauptsturmführer (Captain) in the Waffen SS during World War II who was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, which was awarded to recognize extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership by Nazi Germany during World War II, while in command of the 3rd Company, 4th SS Panzer Battalion (4th SS Polizei Division), in November 1943.

Commands[edit | edit source]

  • 14th Company, 8th SS Panzer Grenadier Regiment
  • 3rd Company, 4th SS Panzer Sturmgeschütz Battalion
  • 4th SS Panzerjager Battalion
  • 4th SS Panzer Battalion

References[edit | edit source]

Further reading[edit | edit source]

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas, 2000. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Williamson Gordon, German Military Police Units 1939-45, Osprey Publishing, 1989. ISBN 0-85045-902-8
  • Huseman, Friedrich. In Good Faith: The History of 4. SS-Polizei-Panzergrenadier-Division: Volume 1, 1939-1943. J.J. Fedorowicz, 2003 ISBN 0-921991-74-6
  • Mitcham, Jr.Samuel, Retreat to the Reich, Stackpole books 2007. ISBN 0-8117-3384-X
  • Henschler Henri & Fay Will, Armor Battles of the Waffen-SS, 1943-45 Stackpole Books, 2003. ISBN 0-8117-2905-2
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