Otto Carius

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Birthday
27, 1922
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Jan 24, 2015 (92)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
27, 1922
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Jan 24, 2015 (92)

About

Remembered for his participation in Operation Barbarossa and the Battle of Narva, this member of Nazi Germany's army destroyed close to two hundred tanks during World War II.

Before Fame

He was awarded the Wound Badge following his first World War II battle (in 1941).

Trivia

After the conclusion of the war, he studied to be a pharmacist at Heidelberg University and penned a war memoir titled Tigers in the Mud.

Family Life

Born in Zweibrücken, Weimar Republic, he died in his native Germany in his early nineties.

Associated With

Carius and German Field Marshal Gerd Von Rundstedt both fought on the wrong side of history during World War II.

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