Alexander von Hartmann

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Alexander von Hartmann
Born 11 December 1890
Berlin
Died 26 January 1943(1943-01-26) (aged 52)
Stalingrad
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1910–1943
Rank General der Infanterie (Posthumously)
Commands held 71. Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Alexander von Hartmann (11 December 1890 – 26 January 1943) was a highly decorated General der Infanterie in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the 71. Infanterie-Division. 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. Alexander von Hartmann was killed on 26 January 1943 at Stalingrad and was posthumously promoted to General der Infanterie.

Awards and decorations[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 178.
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. 

External links[edit]

Military offices
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Friedrich Herrlein
Commander of 71. Infanterie-Division
28 March 1941 - 26 January 1943
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Fritz Roske