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Hansen, Erik Oskar

Date of birth:
May 27th, 1889 (Hamburg, Germany)
Date of death:
March 20th, 1967 (Hamburg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
1934: Oberst;
1937: Generalmajor;
1939: Generalleutnant;
1940: General der Kavallerie.

Career:
October 1st, 1907: Adjutant/Rittmeister, Dragoner-Regiment „König Karl I. von Rumänien" (1. Hannoversches) Nr. 9;
?: 1. Kavallerie-Division;
?: Lehrer, Kavallerieschule, Hannover;
1931: Ersten Generalstabsoffizier (Ia), 1. Division;
1938: Kommandeur, 4. Infanterie-Division;
October 1940: Chef der Deutschen Militärmission in Rumänien;
?: Kommandierender General, LIV. Armeekorps;
January 20th, 1943: Chef der Deutschen Militärmission in Rumänien;
August 26th, 1944 - October 10th, 1955: Soviet POW.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandierender General, LIV. Armeekorps, Heer
Awarded on:
August 22nd, 1941

Royal Decree No. 2355 bis, dated 22nd August 1941.
Ordinul Mihai Viteazul Clasa 3
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Kavallerie (Lieutenant-General of Cavalry)
Unit:
Kommandierender General, LIV. Armeekorps, Heer
Awarded on:
September 4th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Kavallerie (Lieutenant-General of Cavalry)
Unit:
Kommandierender General, LIV. Armeekorps, Heer
Awarded on:
September 19th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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