HAEN, Rudolf  
 
PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Haen, Rudolf
Date of birth: March 12th, 1915 (Stuttgart/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:  May 9th, 1945 (Bad Kissingen/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Rudolf Haen was shot on 9th May 1945 in American captivity. His last position was Oberstleutnant im Generalstab and Ia with the 14.Armee.
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Awarded on: November 3rd, 1939
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Awarded on: July 10th, 1941
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
Awarded on: August 15th, 1942
 
     
KRIEGSORDEN DES DEUTSCHEN KREUZES IN GOLD
Rank: Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit: 1. / Panzer-Abteilung 103
Awarded on: September 6th, 1942
Details: Award 178/13.
 
     
EHRENBLATTSPANGE DES HEERES UND WAFFEN-SS
Rank: Hauptmann (Captain)
Awarded on: November 19th, 1942
Details: 1370th Award
Mentioned in Ehrenblatt, received the Spange after its institution.
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit: Chef 1. / Panzer-Abteilung 103 / XIV.Panzer-Korps / 6.Armee / Heeresgruppe Don
Awarded on: December 18th, 1942
Details: 1374th Award.
Submitted on 16th December 1942.
Preliminary document and decoration on 22nd December 1942.
 
     
PANZERVERNICHTUNGSABZEICHEN IN SILBER
Awarded on: July 1st, 1943
 
     
PANZERKAMPFABZEICHEN II STUFE
Rank: Major
Unit: Panzer-Abteilung 103
Awarded on: May 8th, 1944
Details: Silver version
 
     
PANZERKAMPFABZEICHEN III STUFE
Rank: Major
Unit: Panzer-Abteilung 103
Awarded on: May 8th, 1944
 
     
PANZERKAMPFABZEICHEN IV STUFE ("75")
Rank: Major
Unit: Panzer-Abteilung 103
Awarded on: May 8th, 1944
 
     
PANZERKAMPFABZEICHEN IV STUFE ("100")
Rank: Major
Unit: Panzer-Abteilung 103
Awarded on: May 8th, 1944
 
     
RITTERKREUZ MIT EICHENLAUB
Rank: Major
Unit: Kommandeur Panzer-Abteilung 103 / 3.Panzer-Grenadier-Division / I.Fallschirm-Korps / 14.Armee / Heeresgruppe C
Awarded on: September 21st, 1944
Details: 590th Award.
Submitted on 13th September 1944.
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
- Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
- Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
- Federl, C., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, Germany, 2000
- Hermann Historica 49.Auktion
- Onderzoek via Panzer-Archiv Forum
   
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