Baer, von, Bernd

Date of birth:
March 20th, 1911 (Berlin/Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:
November 27th, 1981 (Rösrath/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
August 1st, 1943: Oberstleutnant (RDA: -78-);
April 20th, 1945: Oberst.

Career:
April 1st, 1930: Infanterie-Regiment 3;
October 15th, 1935: 14. Kompanie, Infanterie-Regiment 43;
November 10th, 1938: Adjutant, Infanterie-Regiment 43;
October 14th, 1940: 3. Generalstabslehrgang, Berlin;
January 6th, 1941: Operations-Abteilung, Generalstab des Heeres, OKH;
January 30th, 1942: Generalstab;
June 12th, 1942: Ib, 16. Panzer-Division;
August 1st, 1942: Generalstab;
February 1st, 1943: stellvertretender Ic, Heeresgruppe Don;
March 15th, 1943: Ia, 16. Panzer-Division;
May 10th, 1944: Führerreserve OKH;
June 1st, 1944: Ia, Division Hermann Göring;
October 10th, 1944: Ia, Fallschirm-Panzerkorps Hermann Göring.

After the war he became a prisoner of war with the Soviet Union. After his release in 1956 he went into service with the Bundeswehr. He retired in 1968 with the rank of Generalmajor.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 21st, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 29th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant im Generalstab (Lieutenant-colonel to the General Staff)
Unit:
Ia, 16. Panzer-Division, 4. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Mitte, Heer
Awarded on:
January 13th, 1944
Details:
2539th Award.
Submitted on January 4th 1944.
Preliminary Document dated January 17th 1944.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant im Generalstab (Lieutenant Colonel)
Unit:
Chef des Stabes, Fallschirm-Panzerkorps "Hermann Göring", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
February 28th, 1945
Details:
761st Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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