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Hans-Christian Stock
Born 21 November 1919
Died 12 January 1945(1945-01-12) (aged 25)
Place of birth Liebstadt
Place of death Makranz, Slovakia
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1938 – 1945
Rank Major (Posthumously)
Commands held Panzerjäger-Abteilung 152

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Hans-Christian Stock (21 November 1919 – 12 January 1945) was a highly decorated Major in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Hans-Christian Stock was killed on 12 January 1945 in Makranz, Slovakia. He was posthumously promoted to Major.

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 334.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 76.
  • 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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