Hans-Wilhelm Doering-Manteuffel

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Hans-Wilhelm Doering-Manteuffel
Born 17 July 1898
Heidersdorf, Wohlau, Province of Silesia, German Empire
Died 21 January 1963(1963-01-21) (aged 64)
Stuttgart, West Germany
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Deutsches Heer (1916–18)
Reichswehr (1918–35)
Luftwaffe (1935–45)
Years of service 1916–45
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held Flak-Regiment 101.
20. Flak-Division
15. Flak-Division
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hans-Wilhelm Doering-Manteuffel (17 July 1898 – 21 January 1963) was a highly decorated Generalmajor in the Luftwaffe during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Hans-Wilhelm Doering-Manteuffel was captured by American troops in May 1945 and was released in September 1945.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 138.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). 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. 
  • 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 Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 

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Military offices
Preceded by
Oberst Dr. Hermann Rudhart
Commander of 20. Flak-Division
30 October 1944 - 19 January 1945
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Theodor Herbert
Preceded by
Oberst T. Peters
Commander of 15. Flak-Division
20 January 1945 - 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
None