Ioan Dumitrache (25 August 1889, Ciorăști near Râmnicu Sărat - 6 March 1977, Braşov) was a Romanian Major General during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German language: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes). The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded by the Third Reich to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.
Awards[edit | edit source]
- Order of Michael the Brave
- 3rd Class (17 October 1941)
- 2nd Class (15 February 1943)
- with Swords 3rd Class (15 November 1944)
- Iron Cross (1939) 2nd and 1st Class
- Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (2 November 1942)
References[edit | edit source]
- Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas, 2000. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
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