Rafoth, Heinz

Date of birth:
January 6th, 1923 (Putzar-Anklam/Vorpommern, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Heinz Rafoth served after the Second world War with the Bundeswehr from 4th May 1956 until 31st March 1982 and finally reached ther the rank of Oberst im Generalstab.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
Führer 2. / Grenadier-Regiment 48
Awarded on:
April 20th, 1945
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Russ Nummer/Willi Schumacher
  • Photo: Russ Nummer (wartime photo)/Willi Schumacher collection(postwar photo)
  • - 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
    - Axis History Factbook

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