Rudolf Haen

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Rudolf Haen
Born 12 March 1915
Stuttgart
Died 9 May 1945(1945-05-09) (aged 30)
Bad Kissingen
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1935–45
Rank Oberstleutnant
Commands held Panzer-Abteilung 103
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Melchior Rudolf Arthur Maria Haen (12 March 1915 – 9 May 1945) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the Panzer-Abteilung 103. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognize extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Haen was captured by American troops in May 1945 and was shot without trial.

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