Erick-Oskar Hansen

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Erick-Oskar Hansen
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Erick-Oskar Hansen
Born 27 May 1889
Hamburg
Died 18 March 1967(1967-03-18) (aged 77)
Hamburg
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1907–1945
Rank General der Kavallerie
Commands held 4. Infanterie-Division
14. Panzer-Division
LIV. Armeekorps
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Erick-Oskar Hansen (27 May 1889 – 18 March 1967) was a highly decorated General der Kavallerie in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Erick-Oskar Hansen was captured by Soviet troops in August 1944 during the Jassy–Kishinev Offensive (August 1944). He was held until 1955.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 177.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtsteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 

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Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Erich Raschick
Commander of 4. Infanterie-Division
10 November 1938 – 15 August 1940
Succeeded by
Renamed 14. Panzer Division
Preceded by
Previously 4. Infanterie-Division
Commander of 14. Panzer Division
15 August 1940 – 1 October 1940
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Heinrich von Prittwitz und Gaffron
Preceded by
None
Commander of LIV Armeekorps
1 June 1941 – 19 January 1943
Succeeded by
Generaloberst Carl Hilpert