Hans Korte (general)

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Hans Korte
Born(1899-12-16)16 December 1899
Died8 April 1990(1990-04-08) (aged 90)
Allegiance Nazi Germany
Service/branchLuftwaffe
RankGeneralmajor
Commands heldKampfgeschwader 55
13. Luftwaffen-Feld-Division
1st Parachute Division
2.(Torpedo)/Flieger-Division
Battles/warsWorld War II
AwardsKnight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hans Korte (16 December 1899 – 8 April 1990) was a German general during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany. Korte surrendered to the British troops in May 1945 and was interned until October 1947.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 221.

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.
Military offices
Preceded by
Oberst Alois Stoeckl
Geschwaderkommodore of Kampfgeschwader 55
15 August 1940 - 31 January 1941
Succeeded by
Oberstleutnant Benno Kosch
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Herbert Olbrich
Commander of 13. Luftwaffen-Feld Division
1 December 1942 - 1 November 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Hellmuth Reymann
Preceded by
General der Fallschirmtruppe Richard Heidrich
Commander of 1. Fallschirmjäger-Division
4 January 1944 - 21 February 1944
Succeeded by
General der Fallschirmtruppe Richard Heidrich
Preceded by
General der Flieger Johannes Fink
Commander of 2. Flieger-Division
22 February 1944 - 10 September 1944
Succeeded by
Unit Disbanded