Carls, Rolf

Date of birth:
May 29th, 1885 (Rostock/Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany)
Date of death:
April 15th, 1945 (Bad Oldesloe/Holstein, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 24th, 1934
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 20th, 1938
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 3rd, 1938
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1938
Ordine della Corona d'Italia - Cavaliere della Croce Grande
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1938
Suomen Valkoisen Ruusun suurristi (SVR SR)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1938
Details:
With crown and swords.
Order of Military Merit 2nd Class
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 6th, 1939
Spanienkreuz, Gold mit Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 7th, 1939
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 31st, 1939
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 16th, 1939
Order of the Crown 1st Class
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1940
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 10th, 1940
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Admiral
Unit:
Oberbefehlshaber Marinegruppenkommando Ost
Awarded on:
June 14th, 1940
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 11th, 1941
Ordine della Corona d'Italia - Cavaliere della Croce Grande
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generaladmiral
Awarded on:
March 25th, 1942
Vapaudenristin 1.luokka miekkojen ja tammenlehvän kera (VR 1 mk tl)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generaladmiral
Unit:
Oberbefehlshaber Marinegruppenkommando Nord
Awarded on:
February 28th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

Sources

  • - 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
    - Verleihungsurkunde Ritterkreuz, Andreas Thies Auktion 31, Dezember 2006