Years of service
World War IIInvasion of PolandBattle of FranceOperation Barbarossa
Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Battles and wars
Invasion of Poland, Battle of France, Operation Barbarossa, World War II
17 January 1916 (age 78), Pasłęk, Poland
6 March 1994 (aged 78), Mainz, Germany
Fritz Amling (17 January 1916 – 6 March 1994) was a highly decorated Oberwachtmeister in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, awarded by Nazi Germany to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.