Bern von Baer

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Bern von Baer
Bern von Baer, Wehrmacht, 23. Januar 1944.JPG
Born (1911-03-20)20 March 1911
Berlin
Died 27 November 1981(1981-11-27) (aged 70)
Rösrath
Allegiance

 Nazi Germany

 West Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank
Commands held III Corps
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Bern von Baer (20 March 1911 – 27 November 1981) was an officer in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II and a general in the Bundeswehr of West Germany. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Wegmann 2004, p. 39.
  2. ^ a b Scherzer 2007, p. 199.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Militaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 
  • Wegmann, Günter (2004). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Teil VIIIa: Panzertruppe Band 1: A–E [The Knight's Cross Bearers of the German Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Part VIIIa: Panzer Force Volume 1: A–E] (in German). Bissendorf, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2322-1. 
Military offices
Preceded by
none
Commander of the 1. Luftlande-Division (Bundeswehr)
January 1956 – September 1957
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Hans Kroh