Bern von Baer

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Bern von Baer

Post by Luftman129 » 31 Aug 2005 00:43

I'm looking for his promotions, army career, and award list. It would be greatly appreciated if someone can supply me this.

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Post by jeweste » 31 Aug 2005 14:16

Bern Oskar von Baer

20.03.1911 Berlin-Wilmersdorf
25.11.1981 Rösrath

Ritterkreuz (2539) am 13.01.1944 as Oberstleutnant i.G. and Ia of 16. Pz.Div.
761. Eichenlaub am 28.02.1945 as Oberstleutnant i.G. and CoS of Fallschirm-Panzer-Korps Herman Göring

21.09.1939 EK II
29.05.1940 EK I
20.03.1968 Großes Verdienstkreuz des Verdienstordens der Bundesrepublik Deutschland

01.01.1934 Leutnant
01.10.1935 Oberleutnant
01.08.1939 Hauptmann
01.04.1942 Major
01.08.1943 Oberstleutnant i.G.
20.04.1945 Oberst

01.11.1955 Oberst
26.09.1961 Brigadegeneral
07.09.1963 Generalmajor

Further Details in:
Wegmann, Günther: Die Ritterkreuzträger der Panzertruppe, Bd. 1: Albert - Eysser, Biblio Verlag, Bissendorf 2004, Page 37-40.

BTW: His son was Oberstleutnant and Kommandeur of Fallschirmjägerbataillon 252 Nagold in the late 80th, retired early and died 2003.

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Post by Luftman129 » 31 Aug 2005 19:40

Wow, that was just what I was looking for. And the information about his son is an added bonus!

Thanks,
Chris

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Re: Bern von Baer

Post by AlifRafikKhan » 12 Jul 2009 15:10

General Hans-Valentin Hube decorated Leutnant Bern von Baer with Ritterkreuz, February 1944...

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