Hans Degen

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Hans Degen
Born18 February 1899
Died18 November 1971(1971-11-18) (aged 72)
Allegiance Nazi Germany
Service/branchArmy (Wehrmacht)
RankGeneralleutnant
Commands held2nd Mountain Division
Battles/warsWorld War II
AwardsKnight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hans Degen (18 February 1899 – 8 November 1971) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.

Awards and decorations[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 134.

References[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.
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Georg Ritter von Hengl
Commander of 2. Gebirgs-Division
1 November 1943 – 6 February 1945
Succeeded by
Oberst Hans Roschmann