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Ernst Born
Born (1916-02-03)February 3, 1916
Died 27 March 1944(1944-03-27) (aged 28)
Place of birth Ortelsburg
Place of death near Narva, Estonia
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1938–1945
Rank Feldwebel
Unit 7./Grenadier-Regiment 2
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Ernst Born (3 February 1916 – 27 March 1944) was a highly decorated Feldwebel in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Ernst Born was killed 27 March 1944 near Narva, Estonia and was posthumously awarded the Knight's Cross.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 120.
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.

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