Alfred Schneidereit (29 October 1919 – 22 February 1999) was an Untersturmführer (Second Lieutenant) in the Waffen SS who was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. He was born on the 29 October 1919 at Insterburg in East Prussia. On the 15 November 1939, he joined the SS-Verfügungstruppe and was posted to Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler Regiment.

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  • Alfred Schneidereit (29 October 1919 – 22 February 1999) was an Untersturmführer (Second Lieutenant) in the Waffen SS who was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. He was born on the 29 October 1919 at Insterburg in East Prussia. On the 15 November 1939, he joined the SS-Verfügungstruppe and was posted to Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler Regiment. Then in 1940 he was posted to the 8th Company LSSAH in time for the Balkans Campaign. After the Balkans the LSSAH was moved to the east for Operation Barbarossa where Schneidereit was involved in the battles at Lutsk, Kherson, Taganrog and Rostov. In early 1943, he participated in the Third Battle of Kharkov. In November 1943 Schneidereit was awarded the Iron Cross 1st class and the Knight's Cross. Schneidereit was promoted to Scharführer (Staff Sergeant) and posted to the officer training school at Bad Tölz. He graduated from in October 1944 as a senior officer candidate (SS-Standartenoberjunker). In January 1945, he was promoted to SS-Untersturmführer (Second Lieutenant) and from April - May 1945, was involved in operations east of Berlin as a company commander within the replacement battalion LSSAH. He surrendered to the Red Army on 12 May 1945. (en)
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  • Alfred Schneidereit (29 October 1919 – 22 February 1999) was an Untersturmführer (Second Lieutenant) in the Waffen SS who was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. He was born on the 29 October 1919 at Insterburg in East Prussia. On the 15 November 1939, he joined the SS-Verfügungstruppe and was posted to Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler Regiment. (en)
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