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Bern von Baer
Bern von Baer
Born (1911-03-20)20 March 1911
Died 27 November 1987(1987-11-27) (aged 76)
Place of birth Berlin
Place of death Rösrath
Allegiance
Service/branch Heer
Years of service
  • 1930 – 1945
  • 1955 – 1968
Rank
Commands held III. Korps
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Bern von Baer (20 March 1911 – 27 November 1981) was a highly decorated Oberst i.G in the Wehrmacht during World War II and a Generalmajor in the Bundeswehr. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

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Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 Thomas 1997, p. 16.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 103.
  3. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 81.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.
  • Thomas, Franz (1997). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 1: A–K (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 3-7648-2299-6.

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