Curt Haase

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Curt Haase
Bundesarchiv Bild 101I-224-0044-17, Erwin v. Witzleben und Curt Haase.jpg
Erwin von Witzleben (left) and Curt Haase.
Born (1881-12-15)15 December 1881
Died 9 February 1943(1943-02-09) (aged 61)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1901–43
Rank Generaloberst
Commands held 3rd Infantry Division
III Corps
15th Army
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Curt Haase (15 December 1881 – 9 February 1943) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II.

Haase was promoted to Generalleutnant on 1 August 1937. He became commander of III. Armeekorps on 16 November 1938. During World War II, Haase was promoted to Generaloberst on 19 July 1940, and in mid November 1940, he was relieved of his command of III. Armeekorps and reassigned to the Führer-Reserve to wait for a command. In early 1941 he was made commander of 15th Army, serving until December 1942, when he was transferred to the Führer-Reserve for the remainder of his career. On 9 February 1943, he died at the age of 61 from advanced heart disease.




  1. ^ Scherzer 2007, p. 357.


  • 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 Militaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Commander of 3. Infanterie-Division
4 April 1934 – 3 July 1936
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Walter Petzel
Preceded by
Commander of III. Armeekorps
1 September 1939 - 13 November 1940
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Kurt von Greiff