Gustav Hundt

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Gustav Hundt
Born 27 September 1894
Died 21 April 1945(1945-04-21) (aged 50)
MIA near Troppau, Czechoslovakia
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 304th Infantry Division
1st Ski Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Gustav Hundt (27 September 1894 – 21 April 1945) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Hundt disappeared near Troppau, Czechoslovakia on 21 April 1945. He was officially declared dead on 7 June 1950 with the date of presumed death being 21 April 1945.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 203.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 196.

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. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Ernst Sieler
Commander of 304. Infanterie-Division
8 May 1944 – 9 August 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Ernst Sieler
Preceded by
Generalmajor Martin Berg
Commander of 1. Skijäger-Division
3 October 1944 – 15 November 1944
Succeeded by
Oberst Emmanuel von Kiliani
Preceded by
Oberst Emmanuel von Kiliani
Commander of 1. Skijäger-Division
December 1944 – 24 April 1945
Succeeded by
Oberst Henze