Crusher cap of KC winner SS-Sturmbannführer Gustav Knittel

 

 

Out of the wood work found in the Ardennes! 

Gustav Knittel (27/11/1914 — 30/06/1976) was in the Battle of the Bulge together with Joachim Peiper and Max Hansen. 

He was an SS-Sturmbannführer in the 1. SS Div. LSSAH who was awarded the Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross, the German Cross in Gold and the Close Combat Clasp in Gold

Awards: 

Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross
Iron Cross 1st Class
Iron Cross 2nd Class
German Cross in Gold
Winter War Medal 1941/42
Infantry Assault Badge
Close Combat Clasp in Gold
Wound Badge in Silver
Sudetenland Medal
SS Honour Ring  

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