Hans Felber

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Hans Gustav Felber
Bundesarchiv Bild 101I-027-1476-37A, Marseille, Gare d'Arenc. Deportation von Juden.jpg
Felber (left) during deportation of Jews from Marseille, France
Born (1889-07-08)July 8, 1889
Died March 8, 1962(1962-03-08) (aged 72)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1908–45
Rank General
Commands held XIII Army Corps
XXXXV Army Corps
Army Group Felber
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hans Gustav Felber (July 8, 1889 – March 8, 1962) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II.

Since 15 October 1939 Felber was the chief of staff of the 2nd Army, becoming chief of staff of the Army Group Centre in February 1940. On 25 October 1940 Felber was given the command of the XVIII Army Corps and in 1942 the XXXXV (later renumbered to LXXXIII) Army Corps. On 21 May 1942 an Army Group named Felber was formed under his leadership. From 26 September to 27 October 1944 he headed the Army Group Serbia. On 6 December 1944 he led the Corps Group Felber, which was renamed XIII Army Corps. From 22 February to 25 March 1945 Felber was the commander of the 7th Army.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Scherzer 2007, p. 304.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 178.

Bibliography[edit]

  • (Russian) Kto byl kto v Tretyem reykhe. Biografichesky entsiklopedichesky slovar, Moscow, 2003
  • 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. 
Military offices
Preceded by
General Erich Brandenberger
Commander of 7. Armee
22 February 1945 – 25 March 1945
Succeeded by
General Hans von Obstfelder