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Gollnick, Hans

Date of birth:
May 22nd, 1892 (Domäne Gursen/Pommerania, Germany)
Date of death:
February 15th, 1970 (Hamburg/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 15th, 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on 11th October 1914.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 5th, 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on 24th November 1916.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor
Unit:
Kommandeur 36.Infanterie-Division (motorisiert) / XXXXVI.Panzer-Korps / 9.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
November 21st, 1942
Details:
1223rd Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur 36.Panzergrenadier-Division / XXXV.Armee-Korps / 2.Panzer-Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
August 24th, 1943
Details:
282nd Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 26th, 1945
Wehrmachtbericht

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wehrkundearchiv
  • Photo: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
  • - 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

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