Friedrich Hochbaum

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Friedrich Hochbaum
Born 7 August 1894
Died 28 January 1955(1955-01-28) (aged 60)
Voikovo prison camp, Ivanovo, Soviet Union
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank General der Infanterie
Commands held 34th Infantry Division
XVIII Corps
Battles/wars World War I
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Friedrich Hochbaum (7 August 1894 – 28 January 1955) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves of Nazi Germany. Hochbaum surrendered to Soviet troops in May 1945 and died in captivity in January 1955.

Awards and decorations[edit]

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References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Thomas 1997, p. 287.
  2. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 188.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 189.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 71.

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. 
  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II [The German Cross 1941 – 1945 History and Recipients Volume 2] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8. 
  • Thomas, Franz (1997). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 1: A–K [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 1: A–K] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2299-6. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Theodor Scherer
Commander of 34. Infanterie-Division
2 November 1942 – 31 May 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Theobald Lieb
Preceded by
General der Gebirgstruppe Karl Eglseer
Commander of XVIII. Gebirgs-Armeekorps
24 June 1944 – 9 May 1945
Succeeded by
none