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|Born||28 August 1911
|Died||23 October 1978
|Years of service||1938–1945|
|Unit||2nd SS Panzer Division Das Reich|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
|Awards||Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Iron Cross 1st Class
Iron Cross 2nd Class
Eastern Front Medal
German Cross in Gold
Hans Weiss (28 August 1911 — 23 October 1978) was an Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant Colonel), in the Waffen SS during World War II who was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, which was awarded to recognize extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership by Nazi Germany during World War II.
During World War II he was the commander of the SS Heavy Panzer Battalion 102 and the 2nd SS Panzer Reconnaissance Battalion (2nd SS Division Das Reich) when he was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on the 6 April 1943.
After the war
Weiss survived the war and was killed in an auto accident in Austria on the 23 October 1978.
- Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [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.
- Mattson, Gregory SS-The realm. The History of the Second SS division, 1939–45. Staplehurst 2002, ISBN 1-86227-144-5
- Mitcham, Jr.Samuel, Retreat to the Reich, Stackpole books 2007. ISBN 0-8117-3384-X
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