Hans Boelsen

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Hans Boelsen
Born 6 March 1894
Died 24 October 1960(1960-10-24) (aged 66)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 29. Panzergrenadier-Division
26. Panzer-Division
114. Jäger Division
18. Panzergrenadier-Division
Battles/wars

World War I


World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hans Boelsen (6 March 1894 – 24 October 1960) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 48.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 117.

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 Walter Fries
Commander of 29. Panzergrenadier-Division
5 March 1944 - 20 March 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Walter Fries
Preceded by
General der Panzertruppe Smilo Freiherr von Lüttwitz
Commander of 26. Panzer-Division
11 April 1944 - 7 May 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Eduard Crasemann
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Alexander Bourquin
Commander of 114. Jäger Division
19 May 1944 - 19 July 1944
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Hans-Joachim Ehlert
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Karl-Ludwig Zutavern
Commander of 18. Panzergrenadier-Division
10 September 1944 - 1 January 1945
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Josef Rauch