Hans Hecker

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Hans Hecker
Born 26 February 1895
Died 1 May 1979(1979-05-01) (aged 84)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held 26. Panzer-Division
3rd Infantry Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hans Hecker (26 February 1895 – 1 May 1979) was a German general during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.

Awards and decorations[edit]

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 180.

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
General der Panzertruppe Smilo Freiherr von Lüttwitz
Commander of 26. Panzer-Division
22 January 1944 – 20 February 1944
Succeeded by
General der Panzertruppe Smilo Freiherr von Lüttwitz
Preceded by
General der Panzertruppe Fritz-Hubert Gräser
Commander of 3. Panzergrenadier-Division
March 1944 – 1 June 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Hans-Günther von Rost