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Hans-Babo von Rohr

Hans-Babo von Rohr
Born (1922-10-09)9 October 1922
Died 14 February 1945(1945-02-14) (aged 22)
Allegiance Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1941–45
Rank Oberleutnant der Reserve (Posthumously)
Unit Panzer-Regiment 25

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Hans-Babo von Rohr (9 October 1922, Wolletz – 14 February 1945) was a highly decorated Oberleutnant der Reserve in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Hans-Babo von Rohr was credited with destroying 58 armoured vehicles during World War II. He was killed on 14 February 1945 and was posthumously promoted to Oberleutnant der Reserve and on 24 February 1945 he received Oak Leaves.[Notes 1]

Awards and decorations

See also


  1. ^ According to Scherzer he died of wounds on 15 February 1945.[1]
  1. ^ Scherzer 2007, p. 637.
  2. ^ a b Thomas 1998, p. 223.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 295.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 81.

External links

  • World War 2
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht
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