Heinz Polz

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Heinz Polz
Born 6 November 1916(1916-11-06) (age 101)
Place of birth Dessau
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany (to 1945)
Flag of Germany.png West Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service ?–1945
Rank Oberwachtmeister (Wehrmacht)
Oberstabsfeldwebel (Bundeswehr)
Unit Flak-Sturm-Regiment 241

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Heinz Polz (born 6 November 1916) was an Oberwachtmeister in the Luftwaffe during World War II, and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

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  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 279.
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.

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