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 Fritz Witt

Fritz Witt

Birth
Hohenlimburg, Stadtkreis Hagen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Death 16 Jun 1944 (aged 36)
Caen, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
Burial Champigny-la-Futelaye, Departement de l'Eure, Haute-Normandie, France
Memorial ID 11944 · View Source
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World War II German Army General. SS-Brigadefuehrer und Generalmajor der Waffen-SS Fritz Witt was a German Waffen-SS Major General in World War II. He was one of the original members of the "Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler," Hitler's SS bodyguard unit. He served with distinction on the Eastern and Western Fronts, winning the Knights Cross with Oakleaves. He was killed in Normandy while commanding the 12th SS Panzer Division "Hitler Jugend."

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 29 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11944
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Fritz Witt (27 May 1908–16 Jun 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11944, citing German War Cemetery, Champigny-la-Futelaye, Departement de l'Eure, Haute-Normandie, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .