Hans-Georg Herzog

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Hans-Georg Herzog
Born (1912-09-10)10 September 1912
Died 20 July 1959(1959-07-20) (aged 46)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank Oberstleutnant of the Reserves
Commands held 5th Panzer Division
Battles/wars East Prussian Offensive
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Hans-Georg Herzog (10 September 1912 – 20 July 1959) was an officer in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II who commanded the 5th Panzer Division. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves.

Herzog surrendered to the Red Army troops in the course of the Soviet 1945 East Prussian Offensive. Convicted in the Soviet Union as a war criminal, he was held until 1955.

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  1. ^ a b Thomas 1997, p. 276.
  2. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 182.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 186.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 83.

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.