|Prof. Dr. Karl Brocks|
|Born||29 January 1912|
|Died||29 May 1972(aged 60)|
|Years of service||1939–45|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
|Awards||Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross|
Prof. Dr. Karl Brocks (29 January 1912 – 29 May 1972) was a German meteorologist who was a member of the Geophysical (later Meteorological) Institute of Hamburg University. In 1960 he was appointed full professor and head of the Institute. During World War II, he served in the Wehrmacht and was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.
World War II awards
- Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 30 September 1944 as Hauptmann of the Reserves and regimental adjutant of Grenadier-Regiment 123
- Boundary-Layer Meteorology 1973, p. 3
- Fellgiebel 2000, p. 124.
- Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) . 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.
- "Dedication". Boundary-Layer Meteorology. Kluwer Academic Publishers. 4 (1-4): 2–4. April 1973. doi:10.1007/BF02265221. Retrieved 2014-01-23.