Hans Källner

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Hans Källner
Hans Källner.jpg
Born (1898-10-09)9 October 1898
Died 18 April 1945(1945-04-18) (aged 46)
near Olomouc
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank Generalleutnant
Unit 19. Panzer-Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords

Hans Källner (9 October 1898 – 18 April 1945) was a German general during World War II and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords. Källner was killed in action while visiting the front lines near Olomouc.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Thomas 1997, p. 336.
  2. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 218.
  3. ^ a b c Scherzer 2007, p. 427.

Bibliography[edit]

  • 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. 
  • 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 Gustav Schmidt
Commander of 19. Panzer-Division
7 August 1943 – 28 March 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Walter Denkert
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Walter Denkert
Commander of 19. Panzer-Division
May 1944 – 18 April 1945
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Hans-Joachim Deckert
Preceded by
General der Panzertruppe Walther Nehring
Commander of XXIV. Panzerkorps
19 March 1945 – 18 April 1945
Succeeded by
General der Artillerie Walter Hartmann