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Hans Kissel

German General and Knight's Cross recipients
The basics
Occupation Officer Writer
Country Germany
Date of birth Mannheim
Date of death 1976 Aglasterhausen
Authority Library of congress id VIAF id
The details

Hans Kissel (19 February 1897 – 30 November 1975) was a highly decorated Generalmajor in the Wehrmacht 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.

Awards and decorations

  • Iron Cross (1914)
    • 2nd Class
    • 1st Class
  • Honour Cross of the World War 1914/1918
  • Iron Cross (1939)
    • 2nd Class
    • 1st Class
  • Wound Badge (1939)
    • in Black or Silver
  • Eastern Front Medal
  • German Cross in Gold (18 June 1942)
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 17 March 1944 as Oberst and commander of Grenadier-Regiment 683
  • Fellgiebel 2000, p. 211.

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