Hans Gollnick

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Hans Gollnick
Born (1892-05-22)22 May 1892
Died 15 February 1970(1970-02-15) (aged 77)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank General of the Infantry
Commands held 36th Infantry Division
36th Panzer Grenadier Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Hans Gollnick (22 May 1892 – 15 February 1970) 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 with Oak Leaves.

At the beginning of World War II, Gollnick was commander of an infantry regiment in the Charge at Krojanty.[citation needed] During the war, he was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross in 1942, and promoted to general in 1943.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Thomas 1997, p. 207.
  2. ^ a b Scherzer 2007, p. 341.

Bibliography[edit]

  • 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. 
  • Thomas, Franz (1997). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 1: A–K [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 1: A–K] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2299-6. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Otto-Ernst Ottenbacher
Commander of 36. Infanterie-Division
15 October 1941 – 1 August 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Rudolf Stegmann
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Gerhard Matzky
Commander of XXVIII. Armeekorps
20 May 1944 – 25 April 1945
Succeeded by
none