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Rudolf Bäcker
Born (1914-02-21)February 21, 1914
Died 3 September 2005(2005-09-03) (aged 91)
Place of birth Erndtebrück
Place of death Erndtebrück
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1936–1938
1939–1945
Rank Sanitäts-Feldwebel
Unit Grenadier-Regiment 36
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Rudolf Bäcker (21 February 1914 – 3 September 2005) was a highly decorated Sanitäts-Feldwebel in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 103.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). 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 (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.

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