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Hans Hahne

Hans Hahne

German General and Knight's Cross recipients
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro German General and Knight's Cross recipients
Countries Germany
Occupations Military officer
Gender male
Birth 30 November 1894 (Berlin)
Death 26 June 1944 (Vitebsk)
Star sign Sagittarius
Hans Hahne
The details

Hans Hahne (30 November 1894 – MIA as of 24 June 1944) was a German officer in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the 197th Infantry Division. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.

Hahne went missing in action on 26 June 1944 near Vitebsk during the Soviet Vitebsk–Orsha Offensive of Operation Bagration; he was posthumously promoted to the rank of Generalmajor.

Awards and decorations

  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 10 February 1942 as Oberst and commander of Infanterie-Regiment 507
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