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Hans-Dieter von Basse
Born (1916-06-16)June 16, 1916
Died 16 April 1945(1945-04-16) (aged 28)
Place of birth Hagen
Place of death Godnicken
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1936–1945
Rank Oberstleutnant (Posthumously)
Commands held Panzerkorps-Füsilier-Regiments "Großdeutschland"
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hans-Dieter von Basse (16 June 1916 – 16 April 1945) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant 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. Hans-Dieter von Basse was killed on 16 April 1945 in Godnicken, East Prussia. He was posthumously promoted to Oberstleutnant

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 105.
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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