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Baacke, Karl

Date of birth:
May 15th, 1907 (Aurich/Hannover, Germany)
Date of death:
April 2nd, 1944 (Orinin/Ukrain, Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 14th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 21st, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 27th, 1941
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Chef 2. / Grenz-Infanterie-Regiment 124 / 72.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
June 30th, 1941
Details:
327th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur Radfahr-abteilung 72
Awarded on:
July 15th, 1942
Action:
For an action at Sebastopol on 13th June 1942.
Details:
1090th Award.
Anerkennungsurkunde des Oberbefehlshabers des Heeres
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Grenadier-Regiment 266
Awarded on:
February 28th, 1943
Details:
Award 322/2.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur 266 Grenadier-Regiment / 72.Infanterie-Division / III.Panzer-Korps / 8.Armee / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
December 10th, 1943
Details:
352nd 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
    - Dörr M., Die inhaber der Anerkennungsurkunde des Oberbefehlshabers des Heerses 1941-1945, Ossnabrück, 1993, ISBN 3-7648-2426-3
    - 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
    - Lexikon der Wehrmacht
    - Axis History Biographical Research via Axis History Forum

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