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Hans Schmidt
Born (1895-03-14)14 March 1895
Died 28 November 1971(1971-11-28) (aged 76)
Place of birth Bayreuth
Place of death Weiden in der Oberpfalz
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1914–1945
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 68. Infanterie-Division
275. Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hans Schmidt (14 March 1895 – 28 November 1971) 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.

Awards and decorations[]

References[]

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 310.
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 Robert Meißner
Commander of 68. Infanterie-Division
27 January 1943 - 25 October 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Paul Scheuerpflug
Preceded by
None
Commander of 275. Infanterie-Division
10 December 1943 - December 1944
Succeeded by
Disbanded
Preceded by
Reformed after disbandment
Commander of 275. Infanterie-Division
January 1945 - May 1945
Succeeded by
None

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