Gustav Höhne

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Gustav Höhne
Born 17 February 1893
Kruschwitz
Died 1 July 1951(1951-07-01) (aged 58)
Oberursel
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1911–45
Rank General of the Infantry
Commands held 8th Jäger Division
VIII Army Corps
LXXXIX Army Corps
Battles/wars

World War I


World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Gustav Höhne (17 February 1893 – 1 July 1951) was a German general (General of the Infantry) in the Wehrmacht during World War II who held commands at the division and corps levels. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Thomas 1997, p. 290.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 190.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 60.

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. 
  • 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
Generaloberst Walter Heitz
Commander of VIII. Armeekorps
20 July 1943 – 1 April 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Johannes Block
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Hans Schlemmer
Commander of VIII. Armeekorps
12 May 1944 – 10 September 1944
Succeeded by
General der Artillerie Walter Hartmann
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Werner Freiherr von und zu Gilsa
Commander of LXXXIX. Armeekorps
23 November 1944 – April 1945
Succeeded by
none