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Hahm, Walther

Date of birth:
December 21st, 1894 (Neudorf-Sulau/Lowersilesia, Germany)
Date of death:
August 11th, 1951 (Heide/Schleswick-Holstein, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 27th, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on 3rd December 1914.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 12th, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on 4th September 1917.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 480 / 260.Infanterie-Division / XIII.Armee-Korps / 2.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
November 15th, 1941
Details:
650th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 9th, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur 389.Infanterie-Division / 16.Armee / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
December 9th, 1944
Details:
676th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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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