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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
Battles/wars

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

References

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 108.
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 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
none
Commander of LXXXIV. Armeekorps
May 1942 – 1 April 1943
Succeeded by
General der Artillerie Gustav-Adolf von Zangen

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