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Hans Schmidt
Born (1877-04-28)28 April 1877
Died 5 June 1948(1948-06-05) (aged 71)
Place of birth Ulm
Place of death Stuttgart
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1895–1945
Rank General of the Infantry
Commands held 260. Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars World War I
World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Hans Schmidt (28 April 1877 – 5 June 1948) is a German General of the Infantry who served in the Heer in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves (German language: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes mit Eichenlaub). The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Decorations

References

Citations
  1. Rangliste des Deutschen Reichsheeres, Mittler & Sohn Verlag, Berlin 1930, S.108
  2. 2.0 2.1 Veit Scherzer: Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939-1945, Scherzers Militaer-Verlag, Ranis/Jena 2007, ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2, S.669
Source

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Bibliography
  • (German) Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Allemagne: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • (German) 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. Jena, Allemagne: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.
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