Hans-Joachim Kahler

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Hans-Joachim Kahler
Born (1908-03-21)21 March 1908
Morhange (Mörchingen)
Died 14 January 2000(2000-01-14) (aged 91)
Hamburg
Allegiance  Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1927–45
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held Führer Grenadier Brigade
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Hans-Joachim Kahler (21 March 1908 – 14 January 2000) was a German general Generalmajor in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. Kahler was captured by British troops in May 1945 and was released in 1946.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Thomas 1997, p. 341.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 204.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 65.

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
Unknown
Commander of Führer Grenadier Brigade
10 July 1944 – 23 December 1944
Succeeded by
Major von Courbière