Jäger, Rolf Karl Ernst "Rudolf'

Date of birth:
November 1st, 1912 (Klein Kunterstein/West Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:
January 6th, 1984 (Hagen/Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Do you have more information about this person? Inform us!

Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 12th, 1940
Awarded for:
Operation Fall Gelb
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 13th, 1940
Awarded for:
Operation Fall Gelb
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberarzt
Unit:
Truppenarzt, Fallschirm-Sturm-Abteilung Koch, 7. Flieger-Division, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
May 15th, 1940
Awarded for:
Operation Fall Gelb
Action:
Awarded for his actions with Sturm-Abteilung Koch during the assault on the Vroenhoven bridge. Upon landing he immediately set about his duties, and was able to recover and/or treat 7 dead and 24 wounded men of the Sturmgruppe despite heavy enemy fire. Jäger would be recognized appropriately for his dedication.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

Photo