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Eugen Baur
Born (1894-07-21)21 July 1894
Died 10 May 1981(1981-05-10) (aged 86)
Place of birth Hechingen
Place of death Stuttgart
Allegiance Flag of the German Empire.svg German Empire (to 1918)
Flag of Germany (3-2 aspect ratio).svg Weimar Republic (to 1921)
Flag of German Reich (1935–1945).svg Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1914–1921
1934–1945
Rank Oberst
Commands held Infanterie-Regiment 470
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Eugen Baur (21 July 1894 – 10 May 1981) was a highly decorated Oberst 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. Eugen Baur was captured by French troops in 1945 and was released in June of that year.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 106.
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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