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Erick-Oskar Hansen
Erick-Oskar Hansen
Born (1889-05-27)May 27, 1889
Died 18 March 1967(1967-03-18) (aged 77)
Place of birth Hamburg
Place of death Hamburg
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1907–1945
Rank General der Kavallerie
Commands held 4. Infanterie-Division
14. Panzer-Division
LIV. Armeekorps
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Erick-Oskar Hansen (27 May 1889 – 18 March 1967) was a highly decorated General der Kavallerie in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Erick-Oskar Hansen was captured by Soviet troops in August 1944 during the Jassy–Kishinev Offensive (August 1944). He was held until 1955.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 177.
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 Erich Raschick
Commander of 4. Infanterie-Division
10 November 1938 – 15 August 1940
Succeeded by
Renamed 14. Panzer Division
Preceded by
Previously 4. Infanterie-Division
Commander of 14. Panzer Division
15 August 1940 – 1 October 1940
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Heinrich von Prittwitz und Gaffron
Preceded by
None
Commander of LIV Armeekorps
1 June 1941 – 19 January 1943
Succeeded by
Generaloberst Carl Hilpert

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