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Hans Behlendorff
Born (1889-08-13)August 13, 1889
Died 16 March 1961(1961-03-16) (aged 71)
Place of birth Allenstein
Place of death Baden-Baden
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1908–1944
Rank General der Artillerie

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

August Wilhelm Emil Hans Behlendorff (13 August 1889 – 16 March 1961) was a highly decorated General der Artillerie 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[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 108.
  • 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 Friedrich Bremer
Commander of 34. Infanterie-Division
19 July 1939 – 11 May 1940
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Werner Sanne
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Werner Sanne
Commander of 34. Infanterie-Division
1 November 1940 – 5 December 1941
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Friedrich Fürst
Preceded by
Commander of LXXXIV. Armeekorps
May 1942 – 1 April 1943
Succeeded by
General der Artillerie Gustav-Adolf von Zangen

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