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Hans Hahne

German General and Knight's Cross recipients
The basics
Occupation Officer
Country Germany
Date of birth Berlin, Germany
Date of death Jun 26, 1944 Vitebsk, Pskov Governorate, Russian Empire
Awards German Cross in Gold, Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
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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