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Bacherer, Rudolf

Date of birth:
June 19th, 1895 (Pforzheim/Baden, Germany)
Date of death:
July 6th, 1964 (Bad Krozingen/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Rudolf Bacherer finally reached the rank of Oberst der Reserve.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 1st, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 1st, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Rittmeister der Reserve
Unit:
Aufklärungs-Abteilung 156
Awarded on:
January 29th, 1942
Details:
Award 66/38.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst der Reserve
Unit:
Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 234 / 56.Infanterie-Division / XII.Armee-Korps / 4.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
October 30th, 1943
Details:
22276th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 10th, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst der Reserve
Unit:
Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 1049 / 77.Infanterie-Division / 7.Armee / Heeresgruppe D (West)
Awarded on:
August 11th, 1944
Details:
550th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wehrkundearchiv
  • Photo: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X

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