Christian Tychsen (3 December 1910 – 28 July 1944) was an Obersturmbannführer in the Waffen-SS. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves of Third Reich Germany.
Tychsen joined the SS in December 1931 and eventually served with the 2nd SS Panzer Division Das Reich during Operation Barbarossa. In April 1943 he was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.
He was killed in Normandy on July 28, 1944, when the Kubelwagen, which he was in with a driver and an NCO, was fired upon by an advancing American tank.
He died of his wounds in American captivity. RK 31.03.1943 SS-Sturmbannführer Kdr II./SS-Pz.Rgt 2 “Das Reich” + [353. EL] 10.12.1943 SS-Sturmbannführer Kdr II./SS-Pz.Rgt 2 “Das Reich”
He is buried in the German War Cemetery in Basse-Normandie, France.
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