Horst Ohrloff

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Horst Ohrloff
Born 2 April 1917
Eckersdorf
Died 9 May 1997(1997-05-09) (aged 80)
Buxtehude
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service ?–1945
1956–1976
Rank Major (Wehrmacht)
Generalmajor (Bundeswehr)
Unit Panzer-Regiment 25
Commands held 3. Panzer Division (Bundeswehr)
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Horst Ohrloff (2 April 1917 – 9 May 1997) was a highly decorated Major in the Wehrmacht during World War II and a Generalmajor in the Bundeswehr. 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. 269.

Bibliography

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • 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 (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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Military offices
Preceded by
Generalmajor Walter Carganico
Commander of 3rd Armoured Division (Bundeswehr)
1 October 1970 – 30 September 1974
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Eberhard Burandt