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Died when: 77 years 160 days
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Ernst-August Roth (19 April 1898 – 26 September 1975) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Luftwaffe 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. Ernst-August Roth was captured by British troops in June 1945 and was held until March 1948.