|Unidentified Das Reich POW|
During World War II the Waffen-SS Division Das Reich was honored with 69 Knight's Crosses, 151 German Crosses in Gold and 29 Honor Roll Clasp recipients. It also boasted three Swords and 10 Oak Leaves to the Knight's Cross holders. Its Panzer-Regiment collected 20 Knight's Crosses and 17 German Cross in Gold during 111 weeks of combat, destroying 1,730 tanks and assault guns. Das Reich had more high award winners served in its ranks than any other division in World War II. Public domain.