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Johannes Baasch
Born (1905-08-18)August 18, 1905
Died 10 August 1944(1944-08-10) (aged 38)
Place of birth Kowall
Place of death Valga, Estonia
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1926–1945
Rank Major der Reserve (Posthumously)
Commands held III. / Infanterie--Regiment 410
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Johannes Baasch (18 August 1905 – 10 August 1944) was a highly decorated Major der Reserve 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. Johannes Baasch was killed 10 August 1944 and was posthumously promoted to Major der Reserve.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 102.
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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