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Hohn, Hermann

Date of birth:
October 11th, 1897 (Renchen/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:
November 13th, 1968 (Ladenburg/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Adjutant 72.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
June 26th, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on October 31st 1917.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Bataillons-Kommandeur II. / Infanterie-Regiment 105
Awarded on:
July 23rd, 1941
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class in March 1919.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 105
Awarded on:
December 14th, 1942
Details:
1393th Award.
Was mentioned in the Ehrenblatt and received the Spange after its introduction.
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Grenadier-Regiment 105
Awarded on:
April 17th, 1943
Details:
Award 359/19
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
stellvertretender Führer 72.Infanterie-Division / III.Panzer-Korps / 8.Armee / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
November 28th, 1943
Details:
2375th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
stellvertretender Führer 72.Infanterie-Division / III.Panzer-Korps / 8.Armee / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
December 6th, 1943
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Führer 72.Infanterie-Division / 8.Armee / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
March 1st, 1944
Details:
410th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor
Unit:
Kommandeur 72.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
August 19th, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor
Unit:
Kommandeur 72.Infanterie Division / 4.Panzer-Armee / Heeresgruppe A
Awarded on:
October 31st, 1944
Details:
109th Award
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wilco Vermeer
  • Photo: Wilco Vermeer collection, the Netherlands
  • - 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

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