Hans Boeckh-Behrens

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Hans Boeckh-Behrens
Born 27 November 1898
Died 13 February 1955(1955-02-13) (aged 56)
Voikovo prison camp
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 32nd Infantry Division
L Army Corps
Battles/wars Courland Pocket
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hans Boeckh-Behrens (23 November 1898 – 13 February 1955) was a German general during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Boeckh-Behrens surrendered to Soviet forces in May 1945 and died in captivity on 13 February 1955.

Awards and decorations[edit]

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References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 48.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 116.

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 Alfred Thielmann
Commander of 32. Infanterie-Division
12 September 1943 – 1 February 1944
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Franz Schlieper
Preceded by
Generalmajor Franz Schlieper
Commander of 32. Infanterie-Division
1 June 1944 – 13 August 1944
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Georg Koßmala
Preceded by
Generalmajor Georg Koßmala
Commander of 32. Infanterie-Division
15 September 1944 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
None
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Wilhelm Wegener
Commander of L. Armeekorps
24 September 1944 – 24 October 1944
Succeeded by
General der Gebirgstruppe Friedrich-Jobst Volckamer von Kirchensittenbach