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Ugo de Carolis
Born (1887-10-07)October 7, 1887
Died 12 December 1941(1941-12-12) (aged 54)
Place of birth Capua, Italy
Place of death at the Mius near Stalino, Soviet Union
Allegiance Italy Italy
Service/branch Italian Army
Rank Brigadier-General
Commands held 52 Motorised Division Torino
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Gold Medal of Military Valor
Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Ugo de Carolis (born 1887 and killed in action 12 December 1941) was a Brigadier-General and commander of the 52 Motorised Division Torino on the eastern front during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German language: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes). The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded by the Third Reich to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.


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  1. Scherzer 2007, p. 257.
  • 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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