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Hans Rauch
Born (1899-03-01)1 March 1899
Died 22 August 1958(1958-08-22) (aged 59)
Place of birth Rothwasser
Place of death Traben-Trarbach
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch  Kaiserliche Marine
 Reichsmarine
 Kriegsmarine
Luftwaffe
Years of service 1916–1945
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held Flak-Sturm-Regiment 41 (mot)
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hans Rauch (1 March 1899 – 22 August 1958) was a highly decorated Generalmajor in the Luftwaffe 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 Rauch was captured by Soviet troops in May 1945 and was held until August 1948.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 285.
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). Die 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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