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Hax, Heinrich

Date of birth:
January 24th, 1900 (Berlin/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
September 1st, 1969 (Koblenz/Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Herinich Hax served after the Second World War from 1956 until March 31st, 1961 with the Bundeswehr. Here he finally reached the rank of Generalmajor.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 14th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 31st, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Führer 8.Panzer-Division / XXIV.Panzer-Korps / 17.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
March 8th, 1945
Details:
4748th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor
Unit:
Kommandeur 8.Panzer-Division / 1.Panzer-Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
April 30th, 1945
Details:
The 843rd Awarding was the last numbered awarding. After this the awardings are uncertain or not numbered. When the numbering is being continued at the hand of the awarding dates, Heinrich Hax's awarding would have been the 855th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wehrkundearchiv
  • Photo: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
  • - 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
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945
    - Feldgrau.com

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