Kammler, Dr.-Ing., Hans

Date of birth:
August 26th, 1901 (Stettin/Pommerania, Germany)
Date of death:
May 9th, 1945 (near Eule/Böhmen, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

NSDAP-Nr.: 1 011 855 (Joined 1st March 1932).
SS-Nr.: 113 619 (Joined 20th May 1933).

Hans Kammler had, among other duties, the overall lead on the production and firing of the V-2 missiles.

Promotions:
20th April 1936: SS-Untersturmführer;
20th April 1937: SS-Obersturmführer;
12th September 1937: SS-Hauptsturmführer;
1937: Leutnant der Reserve;
11th September 1938: SS-Sturmbannführer;
1st June 1939: SS-Obersturmbannführer;
1st August 1940: SS-Standartenführer;
1st June 1941: SS-Oberführer;
20th April 1942: SS-Brigadeführer und Generalmajor der Waffen-SS;
30th January 1944: SS-Gruppenführer und Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS;
1st March 1945: SS-Obergruppenführer und General der Waffen-SS;

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1944
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1944
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Gruppenführer / Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Division z.V., Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
November 28th, 1944
Details:
z.V. means "zur Vergeltung" [for restribution / retaliation]
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Gruppenführer / Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS (Major-general)
Unit:
Sonderbeauftragter/bevollmächtiger des RFSS/Görings/Speers
Awarded on:
February 1st, 1945
Ritterkreuz des Kriegsverdienstkreuzes mit Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Nr. 55.555.
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