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Hanns-Horst von Necker
German General and Knight's Cross recipients

Hanns-Horst von Necker

Hanns-Horst von Necker
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Intro German General and Knight's Cross recipients
Was Military officer Soldier Officer
From Germany
Field Military
Gender male
Birth 28 August 1903, Rudolstadt, Saalfeld-Rudolstadt, Thuringia, Germany
Death 27 February 1979, Bad Münstereifel, Euskirchen, Cologne Government Region, North Rhine-Westphalia (aged 75 years)
Hanns-Horst von Necker
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Hanns-Horst von Necker (28 August 1903 – 27 February 1979) was a highly decorated Generalmajor in the Luftwaffe during World War II who commanded the Fallschirm-Panzer Division 1 Hermann Göring. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany. Necker was surrendered to the British forces in 1945 and was interned until 1947.

Awards and decorations

  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 24 June 1944 as Oberst and commander of Fallschirm-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 2 "Hermann Göring"
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