|Hans Martin Fritsche|
|Birth name||Hans Martin Fritsche|
24 June 1909|
|Died||27 May 1993
|Years of service||1935-1945|
|Commands held||Grenadier-Regiment 11|
|Awards||Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves|
|Other work||Police officer|
Hans Martin Fritsche (24 June 1909 – 27 May 1993) was a highly decorated Oberst in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Hans Fritsche was captured by American troops in May 1945 and was released in mid-June.
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