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Rudolf Bornhof
Born (1914-05-28)May 28, 1914
Died 26 January 1944(1944-01-26) (aged 29)
Place of birth Rogasen
Place of death Mjedwed, Russia
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1937–1945
Rank Hauptmann der Reserves
Unit Jäger-Regiment 38
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Rudolf Bornhof (28 May 1914 – 26 January 1944) was a highly decorated Hauptmann der Reserves 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. Rudolf Bornhof died on 26 January 1944 near Mjedwed, Russia.

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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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