• Fritz Bayerlein

    Fritz Bayerlein

    Fritz Hermann Michael Bayerlein (14 January 1899 – 30 January 1970) was an officer in the German Army throughout World War II. He initially served as a staff officer, including with Erwin Rommel in the Afrika Korps. He then commanded the 3rd Panzer Division, the Panzer Lehr Division and LIII Army Corps in the European theatre. Bayerlein was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords, awarded by Nazi Germany for extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

  • Fritz

    Fritz originated as a German nickname for Friedrich, or Frederick (der alte Fritz was a nickname for King Frederick II of Prussia and Frederick III, German Emperor ), as well as for similar names including Fridolin. Fritz was also a name given to German troops by the British and others in the First and Second World Wars, equivalent to Tommy, as the British troops were called by German and other troops. Other common bases for which the name Fritz was used include the surnames Fritsche, Fritzsche, Fritsch, and Frisch(e).

  • Fritz Muller (glaciologist)

  • Fritz Muller (disambiguation)

  • Fritz Carlson

    Fritz David Carlson (23 July 1888 – 28 November 1952) was a Swedish mathematician. After the death of Torsten Carleman, he headed the Mittag-Leffler Institute.

  • Fritz Muller (doctor)

  • Jonny Fritz

    Jonny Fritz

    Jonathan Russell Fritz, formerly known as Jonny Corndawg, is an American alternative country musician. He has released four albums, two under the name "Jonny Corndawg" and two as "Jonny Fritz".

  • Fritz Witt

    Fritz Witt

    Fritz Witt (27 May 1908 – 14 June 1944) was a German SS commander during the Nazi era. During World War II, he served with the SS Division Leibstandarte before taking command of the SS Division Hitlerjugend. He was killed in action in June 1944.

  • Ervin Fritz

    Ervin Fritz (born 27 June 1940) is a Slovene poet, playwright and translator. He also writes poetry for children, radio plays, songs and librettos. He started publishing poetry in the mid-1960s.

  • Fritz Bingemer

    The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes) and its variants were the highest awards in the military of Nazi Germany during World War II. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded for a wide range of reasons and across all ranks, from a senior commander for skilled leadership of his troops in battle to a low-ranking soldier for a single act of extreme gallantry. Presentations were made to members of the three military branches of the Wehrmacht —the Heer (Army ), Kriegsmarine (Navy ) and Luftwaffe (Air Force )—as well as the Waffen-SS, the Reichsarbeitsdienst (RAD—Reich Labour Service) and the Volkssturm (German national militia ). There were also 43 recipients in the military forces of allies of Nazi Germany.

  • You Might Like