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Weise, Hubert

Date of birth:
December 22nd, 1884 (Erfurt, Germany)
Date of death:
February 14th, 1950 (Bad Kohlgrub, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generaloberst
Unit:
Lw.Befehlshaber Mitte
Awarded on:
January 14th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 17th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Flakartillerie (Lieutenant-General)
Unit:
Commander I. Flak-Korps
Awarded on:
June 24th, 1940
Action:
Weise received the Knight's Cross for the superior performance of his I. Flak-Korps during the French campaign of 1940. Attached to the Panzer group Kleist, his Korps distinguished itself through its endurance, excellent cooperation with the motorised units and the following material successes; claimed from the beginning of the campaign until 19.7.1940...

- 372 aircraft destroyed in the air
- 252 aircraft destroyed or captured on the ground
- 47 tanks
- 30 bunkers
- 1 warship destroyed
- Numerous field positions destroyed

Two battalions of the Korps (II./38 and I./51) scored hits on Allied shipping in the English channel, amounting to 12 warships, 8 transports and 1 cargo ship.


Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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