Lanz, Hubert

Date of birth:
May 22nd, 1896 (Eutringen/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:
May 12th, 1982 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 22nd, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 8th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst im Generalstab
Unit:
Chef des Generalstabes XVIII.Armeekorps / 9.Armee / Heeresgruppe A
Awarded on:
October 1st, 1940
Details:
234th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur 1.Gebirgs-Division / XXXXI.Gebirgs-Korps / 17.Armee / Heeresgruppe A
Awarded on:
December 23rd, 1942
Details:
160th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
August 30th, 1915
Goldene Militär-Verdienstmedaille

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • - 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
    - Ritterkreuztraeger 1939 - 1945
    - The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
    - Axis History Biographical Research via Axis History Forum

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