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Hans Schmidt

German General of the Infantry
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Occupation Officer
Country Germany
Date of birth Ulm, Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Date of death Jun 05, 1948 Stuttgart, Stuttgart Government Region, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Awards German Cross in Gold, Albert Order, Friedrich Order, Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
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Hans Schmidt (28 April 1877 – 5 June 1948) was a German general during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves of Nazi Germany.


  • Iron Cross (1914)
  • Clasp to the Iron Cross (1939) 2nd Class (31 December 1939) & 1st Class (4 July 1940)
  • German Cross Gold on 6 November 1942 as General der Infanterie zur Verwendung (for disposition) and commanding general of the IX. Armeekorps
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
    • Knight's Cross on 22 September 1941 as Generalleutnant zur Verwendung (for disposition) and commander of the 260. Infanterie-Division
    • 334th Oak Leaves on 24 November 1943 as General der Infanterie and commanding general of the IX. Armeekorps

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