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Raus, Erhard

Date of birth:
January 8th, 1889 (Wolframitz/Mähren, Austria)
Date of death:
April 3rd, 1956 (Bad Gastein/Salzburg, Austria)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 29th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 6th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 1st, 1941
Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Kommandeur 6.Schützen-Brigade / 6.Panzer-Division / XXXXI.Armee-Korps / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
October 11th, 1941
Details:
569th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor
Unit:
Kommandeur 6.Panzer-Division
Awarded on:
February 14th, 1943
Details:
Award 304/1.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Panzertruppe (Lieutenant-general)
Unit:
Kommandierende General XI.Armeekorps / Armeeabteilung Kempf / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
August 22nd, 1943
Details:
280th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 1st, 1942
Medaille
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
May 15th, 1933
Kriegserinnerungsmedaille

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wehrkundearchiv
  • Photo: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - 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
    - Panzer-Archiv

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