Johannes Baasch

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Johannes Baasch
Born 18 August 1905
Kowall
Died 10 August 1944(1944-08-10) (aged 38)
Valga, Estonia
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1926–45
Rank Major of the Reserves (Posthumously)
Commands held III./Infanterie--Regiment 410
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Johannes Baasch (18 August 1905 – 10 August 1944) was a highly decorated Major of the Reserves 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. Johannes Baasch was killed 10 August 1944 and was posthumously promoted to Major der Reserve.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 102.

Bibliography

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). 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)CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<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)CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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