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Hermann von Borries
Born (1899-10-13)13 October 1899
Died 16 February 1943(1943-02-16) (aged 43)
Place of birth Sülzhagen
Place of death Porchow
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1917–1943
Rank Oberstleutnant
Commands held Infanterie-Regiment 46
Infanterie-Regiment 377
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hermann von Borries (13 October 1899 – 16 February 1943) 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. Hermann von Borries died in hospital at Porchow on 16 February 1943.

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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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