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Otto Hartmann
Born (1884-09-11)September 11, 1884
Died 10 July 1952(1952-07-10) (aged 67)
Place of birth Munich
Place of death Miesbach
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1903–1945
Rank General der Artillerie
Commands held 7. Infanterie-Division
XXX. Armeekorps
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Otto Hartmann (11 September 1884 – 10 July 1952) 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. Otto Hartmann was captured in 1945 by Allied troops and was held until 1947.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 178.
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 Franz Halder
Commander of 7. Infanterie-Division
12 November 1936 - 31 July 1939
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Eugen Ott
Preceded by
None
Commander of XXX. Armeekorps
26 August 1939 - 25 March 1941
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Eugen Ott

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