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Rolf Bering
Born (1912-06-20)20 June 1912
Died 2 August 1993(1993-08-02) (aged 81)
Place of birth Bochum
Place of death Bochum
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1934–1945
Rank Major
Commands held Fähnrichs-Regiment 1

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Rolf Bering (20 June 1912 – 2 August 1993) 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. Rolf Bering was captured by American troops in early May 1945 and was released later that month.

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 111.
  • 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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