|born on||13 February 1916 at 05:15 (= 05:15 AM )|
|Place||Harburg, Germany, 48n47, 10e41|
|Timezone||MET h1e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||23°09' 17°43 Asc. 06°18'|
German Nazi military, a Sturmbannführer (Major), in the Waffen-SS during World War II. Säumenicht volunteered to join the SS and was selected to become an officer and posted to the SS-Junkerschule at Braunschweig. Upon graduation he was posted to the 3rd SS Panzer Division Totenkopf and participated in the Anschluss of Austria and the occupation of the Sudetenland.
He was awarded the Knight's Cross in October 1943, when with a kampfgruppe (battle group) consisting of one Panzer VI, five Panzer IVs and six Panzer IIIs, without orders, he launched a counterattack to halt a Russian breakthrough. Through this action 42 Soviet tanks were knocked out, for the loss of two tanks of their own. Rudolf Säumenicht was transferred to the 5th SS Panzer Division Wiking as the commander of the II. Battalion, 5th SS Panzer Regiment and was killed in action on 26 August 1944 near Czarnov, on the Bug River, Eastern Front.
Ed Steinbrecher collection: Gauquelin vol 3 no 2107
- Personal : Death : Short Life less than 29 Yrs (Died aged 28)
- Vocation : Military : Military service (Nazi military, Waffen SS)