Gustav Hundt

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Gustav Hundt
Born 27 September 1894
Pfaffenhofen
Died 21 April 1945(1945-04-21) (aged 50)
Disappeared near Troppau, Czechoslovakia
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1913–1945
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 304. Infanterie-Division
1. Ski-Jäger-Division
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Gustav Hundt (27 September 1894 – 21 April 1945) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Gustav Hundt disappeared near Troppau, Czechoslovakia on 21 April 1945. He was officially declared dead on 7 June 1950 with the date of deceased 21 April 1945.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 196.
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. 
  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II [The German Cross 1941 – 1945 History and Recipients Volume 2] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8. 
  • 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 Ernst Sieler
Commander of 304. Infanterie-Division
8 May 1944 – 9 August 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Ernst Sieler
Preceded by
Generalmajor Martin Berg
Commander of 1. Skijäger-Division
3 October 1944 – 15 November 1944
Succeeded by
Oberst Emmanuel von Kiliani
Preceded by
Oberst Emmanuel von Kiliani
Commander of 1. Skijäger-Division
December 1944 – 24 April 1945
Succeeded by
Oberst Henze