Hans-Günther von Rost

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Hans-Günther von Rost
Born 15 November 1894
Died 23 March 1945(1945-03-23) (aged 50)
Székesfehérvár, Hungary
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 3rd Infantry Division
44th Infantry Division
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hans-Günther von Rost (15 November 1894 – 23 March 1945) was a German general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross . Rost was killed on 23 March 1945 near Székesfehérvár, Hungary.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 297.

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
Generalmajor Hans Hecker
Commander of 3. Panzergrenadier-Division
1 June 1944 – 25 June 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Walter Denkert
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Bruno Ortner
Commander of 44. Reichsgrenadier-Division "Hoch- und Deutschmeister"
25 June 1944 – 23 March 1945
Succeeded by
Oberst Hoffmann