Günther Hoffmann-Schönborn

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Günther Hoffmann-Schönborn
Born (1905-05-01)1 May 1905
Died 4 April 1970(1970-04-04) (aged 64)
Allegiance  Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1924–45
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held 18th Volksgrenadier Division
5th Panzer Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Günther Hoffmann-Schönborn (1 May 1905 – 4 April 1970) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Thomas 1997, p. 295.
  2. ^ a b Scherzer 2007, p. 399.

Bibliography[edit]

  • 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. 
  • 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 Joachim von Tresckow
Commander of 18th Volksgrenadier Division
September 1944 – 5 February 1945
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Walter Botsch
Preceded by
Generalmajor Rolf Lippert
Commander of 5th Panzer Division
5 February 1945 – April 1945
Succeeded by
Oberst der Reserve Hans Herzog