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Hans-Günther von Rost
Born (1894-11-15)November 15, 1894
Died 23 March 1945(1945-03-23) (aged 50)
Place of birth Hanover
Place of death Székesfehérvár, Hungary
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1914–1945
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 3. Panzergrenadier-Division
44. Reichsgrenadier-Division "Hoch- und Deutschmeister"
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hans-Günther von Rost (15 November 1894 – 23 March 1945) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant 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. Hans-Günther von Rost was killed on 23 March 1945 near Székesfehérvár, Hungary.

Awards and decorations[edit | edit source]

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 297.
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
Generalmajor Hans Hecker
Commander of 3. Panzergrenadier-Division
1 June 1944 – 25 June 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Walter Denkert
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Bruno Ortner
Commander of 44. Reichsgrenadier-Division "Hoch- und Deutschmeister"
25 June 1944 – 23 March 1945
Succeeded by
Oberst Hoffmann


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