Rolf Fromme

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Rolf Fromme
Born (1914-09-05)5 September 1914
Hanover
Died 29 June 1992(1992-06-29) (aged 77)
Bad Pyrmont
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Bundeswehr
Years of service ?–1945
?–1970
Rank Major (Wehrmacht)
Oberstleutnant (Bundeswehr)
Unit Panzer-Regiment 1
Commands held schweren Panzer-Abteilung 503
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Rolf Fromme (5 September 1914 – 29 June 1992) was a highly decorated Major 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

Notes

  1. According to Scherzer as Leutnant zur Verwendung (for disposition).[1]

References

Citations

  1. Scherzer p.322.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 158.

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
Hauptmann Clemens-Heinrich Graf von Kageneck
Commander of schweren Panzer-Abteilung 503
February 1944 - December 1944
Succeeded by
Hauptmann Nordwin von Diest-Körber