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Wilhelm Bittrich was the commander of II SS Panzerkorps in 1944.

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✠ Wilhelm Bittrich (26 February 1894 – 19 April 1979) RK 14.12.1941 SS-Oberführer Kdr SS-Inf.Rgt “Deutschland” 2. SS-Panzer-Division “Das Reich” [563. EL] SS-Obergruppenführer und General der Waffen-SS K.G. II. SS-Pz.Korps [153. Sw] SS-Obergruppenführer und General der Waffen-SS K.G. II. SS-Pz.Korps

✠ Wilhelm Bittrich (26 February 1894 – 19 April 1979) RK 14.12.1941 SS-Oberführer Kdr SS-Inf.Rgt “Deutschland” 2. SS-Panzer-Division “Das Reich” [563. EL] SS-Obergruppenführer und General der Waffen-SS K.G. II. SS-Pz.Korps [153. Sw] SS-Obergruppenführer und General der Waffen-SS K.G. II. SS-Pz.Korps

Waffen SS Obergruppenfuhrer,General Wilhelm Bittrich aka "Willi"-recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves and Swords was awarded to recognise extreme leadership & bravery,Born in Wernigerode in the Harz mountains of Germany, Bittrich served as an army officer/fighter pilot during World War I & and member of Freikorps.commanded the Deutschland Regiment during the fighting in…

Autriche, Le "Reichsführer-SS" Heinrich Himmler visite de Camp de concentration (KZ) de Mauthausen

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Wilhelm Bittrich, SS-Obergruppenführer and commander of Waffen-SS division "Das Reich"l

14. Oktober bis 31. Dezember 1941 SS-Brigadeführer und Generalmajor der Waffen-SS Wilhelm Bittrich (mit der Führung beauftragt) 14 October to 31 December 1941 SS Brigade Commander and Major General of the Waffen SS Wilhelm Bittrich ( with the guide in...

Oktober bis Dezember 1941 SS-Brigadeführer und Generalmajor der Waffen-SS Wilhelm Bittrich (mit der Führung beauftragt) 14 October to 31 December 1941 SS Brigade Commander and Major General of the Waffen SS Wilhelm Bittrich ( with the guide in...

SS-Obergruppenführer and Waffen-SS General Wilhelm Bittrich.

SS-Obergruppenführer Wilhelm Bittrich -- RK: Kommandeur SS-Infanterie Regiment "Deutschland"; Kommandierender General II.Panzerkorps; KG II.PzKps

The 1941 SS tour of Mauthausen concentration camp headed by Heinrich Himmler (center). Otto Kumm (front row, left), Wilhelm Bittrich and Paul Hausser, who later became key figures in HIAG, took part.

The 1941 SS tour of Mauthausen concentration camp headed by Heinrich Himmler (center). Otto Kumm (front row, left), Wilhelm Bittrich and Paul Hausser, who later became key figures in HIAG, took part.

SS-Gruppenführer und Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS Wilhelm Bittrich speaking to officers in France in August 1943

SS-Gruppenführer und Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS Wilhelm Bittrich speaking to officers in France in August 1943

Generaloberst Walter Model along with the SS-Kavallerie-Division "Florian Geyer" which is under the command of 9.Armee (November 1942 s / d in February 1943). Here we can see the SS-Hauptsturmführer Baldur Keller (He "Florian Geyer", right) and the divisional commander SS-und Generalmajor Brigadeführer der Waffen-SS Wilhelm Bittrich (back to camera)

Generaloberst Walter Model along with the SS-Kavallerie-Division "Florian Geyer" which is under the command of 9.Armee (November 1942 s / d in February 1943). Here we can see the SS-Hauptsturmführer Baldur Keller (He "Florian Geyer", right) and the divisional commander SS-und Generalmajor Brigadeführer der Waffen-SS Wilhelm Bittrich (back to camera)

In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard. - Wilhelm Bittrich

In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard. - Wilhelm Bittrich

Niederlande.- Schlacht um Arnheim.- Lagebesprechung mit (v.l.) Generalfeldmarschall Walter Model, Generaloberst Kurt Student, Generalmajor der Waffen-SS Wilhelm Bittrich, Major Hans Peter Knaust, Generalmajor der Waffen-SS Heinz Harmel  Dating: September 1944

Niederlande.- Schlacht um Arnheim.- Lagebesprechung mit (v.l.) Generalfeldmarschall Walter Model, Generaloberst Kurt Student, Generalmajor der Waffen-SS Wilhelm Bittrich, Major Hans Peter Knaust, Generalmajor der Waffen-SS Heinz Harmel Dating: September 1944

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A Bridge Too Far ~ Maximilian Schell portrayed General der Waffen-SS Wilhelm Bittrich CO of II SS Panzer Corps

A Bridge Too Far ~ Maximilian Schell portrayed General der Waffen-SS Wilhelm Bittrich CO of II SS Panzer Corps