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Rudolf Suhr
Born (1908-11-10)November 10, 1908
Died 20 January 1945(1945-01-20) (aged 36)
Place of birth Bergedorf
Place of death Gumbinnen, East Prussia
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service ?–1945
Rank Hauptmann
Commands held Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 150
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Rudolf Suhr (10 November 1908 – 20 January 1945) was a highly decorated Hauptmann 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 Suhr was killed on 20 January 1945 in Gumbinnen, East Prussia.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 339.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) (in German). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtsteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches]. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007) (in German). Die 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 [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives]. Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 

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