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Hanke, Hans

Date of birth:
March 13th, 1912 (Gleiwitz/Upper-Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:
August 13th, 1981 (Goslar/Lowersaxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Waffen-Gebirgs-Jäger-Regiment der SS 28 (kroat. Nr. 2), 13. Waffen-Gebirgs-Division der SS "Handschar" (kroatische Nr. 1), Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
May 3rd, 1945
Details:
Awarded at the command of General der Artillerie de Angelis, Kommandeur 2.Panzerarmee, by permission of Kommandeur 6.Armee.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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