SS-Sturmbannführer Fritz Witt and SS-Obersturmbannführer Max Wünsche of German 12th SS Panzer Division ‘Hitlerjugend’ at the Ardenne Abbey, Caen, France, Jun 1944

mein-fuehrer: SS-Sturmbannführer Fritz Witt and SS-Obersturmbannführer Max…

SS-Brigadeführer und Generalmajor der Waffen-SS Fritz Witt who commanded the 12th SS Panzer Division Hitlerjugend in Normandy is seen here with his German Shepard. Witt was a charismatic leader who had the deep respect of his men. Jovial in nature he was very often photographed in good spirits even when the chips were down. Even veterans who had served with him in Russia were said to have wept upon hearing the news of his death in his Normandy Bunker.

SS-Brigadeführer und Generalmajor der Waffen-SS Fritz Witt who commanded the…

Waffen SS Brigdeführer Fritz Witt-NSDAP #816,769/SS #21,518-Commands 12th SS Panzer Division Hitlerjugend-7/1/1943,Witt promoted SS-Oberführer,& officially given command of the Hitlerjugend division-This unique Waffen SS Panzer Division was organized oddly, with mostly Hitlerjugend and 1st SS Panzer vets from the eastern front as well the Wehrmacht supplied the Division 50 officers on a permanent basis who still wore their Army uniforms but were officers and served in the 12th SS Panzer…

German Waffen-SS officer, Fritz Witt on his Birthday (which would be his last) with his faithful dog ‘Bulli’.

Two really war weary guys,..Kurt Meyer and Max Wunshe,along with Fritz Witt behind Max..

scooteraz: “ Two really war weary guys,.Kurt Meyer and Max Wunshe,along with Fritz Witt behind Max.

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SS General Kurt Meyer (left), Fritz Witt (center) and Max Wünsche (right) in the courtyard of Ardenne Abbey in June

Fritz Witt smoking a cigar while getting in his car, 1941, Greece.

oiseaublond: “Fritz Witt smoking a cigar while getting in his car, Greece.

The commander of Leibstandarte Division Josef Dietrich decorating Fritz Witt, commander of newly upgraded 1st SS-Panzergrenadier Regiment, with the Order of the Star of Romania, Officer Class with...

The commander of Leibstandarte Division Josef Dietrich decorating Fritz Witt, commander of newly upgraded SS-Panzergrenadier Regiment, with the Order of the Star of Romania, Officer Class with Swords on the Ribbon of Military Virtue.

SS-Standartenführer Fritz Witt (27 May 1908 – 14 June 1944) was a German Waffen-SS officer who served with the 1.SS-Panzergrenadier-Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler before taking command of the 12.SS-Panzer-Division Hitlerjugend. Witt was killed by an allied naval barrage in 1944.

SS-Standartenführer Fritz Witt May 1908 – 14 June was a German Waffen-SS officer who served with the Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler before taking command of the Hitlerjugend. Witt was killed by an allied naval barrage in

Fritz Witt (middle) in discussion with Max Wünsche (left) und Kurt Meyer at the invasion front in Normandy

Max Wünsche (left), Fritz Witt (center), Kurt Meyer (right) at a commanders strategy session on or about June 1944 in the vicinity of Caen, France

✠ Fritz Witt (27 May 1908 - 14 June 1944)    RK 04.09.1940 SS-Sturmbannführer Kdr I./SS-Standarte [Rgt (mot)] “Deutschland” 2. SS-Panzer-Division “Das Reich” [200. EL] 01.03.1943 SS-Standartenführer Kdr SS-Pz.Gren.Rgt 1 “LSSAH” Killed by an allied naval barrage at Venoix.

✠ Fritz Witt May 1908 – 14 June killed by an allied naval barrage.

101469.jpg (1600×1001) Kurt Meyer (Panzermeyer), Dr. Besuden, and Fritz Witt (right), Kharkov, 1943.

From left: Kurt Meyer (Panzermeyer), Besuden, Erwin-Hubert Meierdress and Fritz Witt. The Third Battle of Kharkov,

Fritz Witt (25 May 1908 – 14 June 1944) was a German Waffen-SS officer who served with the 1.SS-Panzergrenadier-Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler before taking command of the 12.SS-Panzer-Division Hitlerjugend. Witt was killed by an allied naval barrage in 1944.

SS-Brigadeführer Fritz Witt commander of 12 SS-Panzerdivision Hitlerjugend receives a model of an armoure.

Fritz Witt (center) photographed in March 1943 as a commander of SS-Panzergrenadier Regiment 1 of the Leibstandarte Division. He holds the rank of SS-Standartenführer, but he has abandoned military etiquette and opted for comfort and warmth, commandeering a loose sheepskin jacket. Witt was KIA in Normandy, June 1944.

Fritz Witt (center) photographed in March 1943 as a commander of SS-Panzergrenadier Regiment 1 of the Leibstandarte Division. He holds the rank of SS-Standartenführer, but he has abandoned military.

✠ Fritz Witt (27 May 1908 – 14 June 1944) Killed by an allied naval barrage at Venoix. RK 04.09.1940 SS-Sturmbannführer Kdr I./SS-Standarte [Rgt (mot)] “Deutschland” 2. SS-Panzer-Division “Das Reich” [200. EL] 01.03.1943 SS-Standartenführer Kdr SS-Pz.Gren.Rgt 1 “LSSAH”

SS-Standartenführer Fritz Witt, who won the Knight’s Cross during the France campaign as a captain commanding a battalion of the SS-Regt ‘Deutschland’. His Oak Leaves was awarded on 1 March 1943 for.

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