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Rolf Lippert
Born (1900-10-29)October 29, 1900
Died 1 April 1945 (1945-05) (aged 44)
Place of birth Leipzig
Place of death near Bielefeld
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held 5. Panzer-Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Rudolf "Rolf" Lippert (born 29 October 1900 in Leipzig; died 1 April 1945 in Bielefeld) was a German horse rider who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics.

In 1936 he and his horse Fasan won the gold medal as part of the German eventing team in the team eventing competition after finishing sixth in the individual eventing competition.

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Scherzer 2007, p. 510.
  • 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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Military offices
Preceded by
General der Panzertruppen Karl Decker
Commander of 5. Panzer-Division
16 October 1944 – 5 February 1945
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Günther Hoffmann-Schönborn

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