Gheorghe Răscănescu

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Gheorghe Rascanescu.jpg

Gheorghe Răscănescu (30 January 1900 – 1967) was a Romanian officer during World War II. He was born in Crăcăoani, Neamţ County. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany. Sentenced to 10 years for “trying to overthrow the political order”; released from prison in 1962.



  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6.