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Gustav Hundt
Born (1894-09-27)September 27, 1894
Died 21 April 1945(1945-04-21) (aged 50)
Place of birth Pfaffenhofen
Place of death Disappeared near Troppau, Czechoslovakia
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1913–1945
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 304. Infanterie-Division
1. Ski-Jäger-Division
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Gustav Hundt (27 September 1894 – 21 April 1945) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several divisions. 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. Gustav Hundt disappeared near Troppau, Czechoslovakia on 21 April 1945. He was officially declared dead on 7 June 1950 with the date of deceased 21 April 1945.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 196.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.

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Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Ernst Sieler
Commander of 304. Infanterie-Division
8 May 1944 – 9 August 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Ernst Sieler
Preceded by
Generalmajor Martin Berg
Commander of 1. Skijäger-Division
3 October 1944 – 15 November 1944
Succeeded by
Oberst Emmanuel von Kiliani
Preceded by
Oberst Emmanuel von Kiliani
Commander of 1. Skijäger-Division
December 1944 – 24 April 1945
Succeeded by
Oberst Henze

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