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Hans von Boineburg-Lengsfeld
Born 9 June 1889
Died 20 November 1980(1980-11-20) (aged 91)
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 4th Panzer Division
23rd Panzer Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hans von Boineburg-Lengsfeld (9 June 1889 – 20 November 1980) was a German general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany who commanded several panzer divisions during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.

He was temporarily relieved of command during the "Reichel Case", when plans for Case Blue were lost to the Soviet side.[1]

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Citations[edit | edit source]

  1. Adam, Wilhelm; Ruhle, Otto (2015). With Paulus at Stalingrad. Pen and Sword Books Ltd.. p. 23. ISBN 9781473833869. 
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 118.

Bibliography[edit | edit source]

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986] (in German). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches]. Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalmajor Johann Stever
Commander of 4. Panzer-Division
24 July 1940 – 8 September 1940
Succeeded by
General der Panzertruppe Willibald Freiherr von Langermann und Erlencamp
Preceded by
None
Commander of 23. Panzer-Division
25 September 1941 – 16 November 1941
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Heinz-Joachim Werner-Ehrenfeucht
Preceded by
Generalmajor Heinz-Joachim Werner-Ehrenfeucht
Commander of 23. Panzer-Division
22 November 1941 – 20 July 1942
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Erwin Mack
Preceded by
Generalmajor Erwin Mack
Commander of 23. Panzer-Division
26 August 1942 – 26 December 1942
Succeeded by
General der Panzertruppe Nikolaus von Vormann


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