Žanis Butkus

Military Person

1906 – 1999

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Who was Žanis Butkus?

Žanis Butkus was a Latvian Hauptsturmführer in the Waffen SS during World War II. Butkus was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross by Nazi Germany during World War II.

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Born
Jul 29, 1906
Dobele District
Also known as
  • Zanis Butkus
Nationality
  • Latvia
Died
May 15, 1999
Palmer

Submitted
on July 23, 2013