Bernhard von Hülsen

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Reichswehrminister Gustav Noske visits the Freikorps Hülsen, January 1919

Bernhard Franz Karl Adolf von Hülsen (20 April 1865 – 21 April 1950) was a German general. He was the son of prussian colonel lieutenant Hermann von Hülsen (* 2. december 1816 in Breslau; † 5. Februar 1867 in Berlin) and his second wife Helene, nèe von Clausewitz. Later general of infantry Walter von Hülsen (1863–1947) was his older brother.

Hülsen married on 31. july 1896 in Berlin Magdalene von Schaper.[1]

On 26 December 1918 after World War I, Hülsen formed the Freikorps (von) Hülsen, a paramilitary unit which participated in the suppression of the Spartacist League in Berlin. In 1921 Generalleutnant von Hülsen commanded units in the Battle of Annaberg in Upper Silesia. In 1922 he published Der Kampf um Oberschlesien.

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  1. ^ Freiherr von Bock: Stammliste des Offizierkorps des 2. Garde-Regiments zu Fuß 19.6.1813–15.5.1913. Verlag R. Eisenschmidt. Berlin 1913. S. 215.

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