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Ugo de Carolis
Born (1887-10-07)October 7, 1887
Died 12 December 1941(1941-12-12) (aged 54)
Place of birth Capua, Italy
Place of death at the Mius near Stalino, Soviet Union
Allegiance Italy Italy
Service/branch Italian Army
Rank Brigadier-General
Commands held 52 Motorised Division Torino
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Gold Medal of Military Valor
Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Ugo de Carolis (born 1887 and killed in action 12 December 1941) was a Brigadier-General and commander of the 52 Motorised Division Torino on the eastern front during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German language: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes). The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded by the Third Reich to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.


See also


  1. Scherzer 2007, p. 257.
  • 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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