Erick-Oskar Hansen

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Erick-Oskar Hansen
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Born 27 May 1889
Hamburg
Died 18 March 1967(1967-03-18) (aged 77)
Hamburg
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank General of the Cavalry
Commands held 4th Infantry Division
14th Panzer Division
LIV Army Corps
Battles/wars Jassy–Kishinev Offensive
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Erick-Oskar Hansen (27 May 1889 – 18 March 1967) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.

Hansen surrendered to the Red Army troops in the course of the Soviet Jassy–Kishinev Offensive in August 1944. Convicted as a war criminal in the Soviet Union, he was held until 1955.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 177.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. 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. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Erich Raschick
Commander of 4. Infanterie-Division
10 November 1938 – 15 August 1940
Succeeded by
Renamed 14. Panzer Division
Preceded by
Previously 4. Infanterie-Division
Commander of 14. Panzer Division
15 August 1940 – 1 October 1940
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Heinrich von Prittwitz und Gaffron
Preceded by
None
Commander of LIV Armeekorps
1 June 1941 – 19 January 1943
Succeeded by
Generaloberst Carl Hilpert