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Otto Bierlin
Born (1915-03-13)March 13, 1915
Died 6 March 1945(1945-03-06) (aged 29)
Place of birth Ittlingen
Place of death Lamenstein
Allegiance Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1933–1945
Rank Major
Commands held Divisions-Füsilier-Bataillon 35 / 35.Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Otto Bierlin (13 March 1915 – 6 March 1945) was a highly decorated Major 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. Otto Boerlin died from wounds on 6 March 1945 in Lamenstein, East Prussia.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 113.
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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