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Hansen, Max

Date of birth:
July 31st, 1908 (Niebüll/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Date of death:
March 7th, 1990 (Niebüll/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

SS-Standartenführer

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 8th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 7th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Haupsturmführer
Unit:
14. / Leibstandarte-SS "Adolf Hitler"
Awarded on:
December 26th, 1941
Details:
Award 41/36.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmbannführer
Unit:
Kommandeur II. / SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Regiment 1 / 1.SS-Panzer-Division “Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler” / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
March 28th, 1943
Details:
1656th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmbannführer
Unit:
Kommandeur SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 10
Awarded on:
March 12th, 1945
Nahkampfspange in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Standartenführer
Unit:
Kommandeur SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Regiment 1. / 1.SS-Panzer-Division “Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler” / Oberbefehlshaber West
Awarded on:
April 17th, 1945
Details:
835th Award
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wilco Vermeer
  • Photo: Wilco Vermeer
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - Krätschmer E.G., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Waffen-SS, Nation Europa Verlag, Coburg, 2003
    - Dörr M., Die träger der Nahkampfspange in Gold, Heer- Luftwaffe- Waffen-SS 1943-1945, Biblio Verlag Bisendorf, 2006.
    - Axis History Biographical Research via Axis History Forum

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