Hans-Christian Stock

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Hans-Christian Stock
Born 21 November 1919
Liebstadt
Died 12 January 1945(1945-01-12) (aged 25)
Makranz, Slovakia
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1938 – 1945
Rank Major (Posthumously)
Commands held Panzerjäger-Abteilung 152
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Hans-Christian Stock (21 November 1919 – 12 January 1945) was a highly decorated Major in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Hans-Christian Stock was killed on 12 January 1945 in Makranz, Slovakia. He was posthumously promoted to Major.

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Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 334.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 76.
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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