Hans Kreysing

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Hans Kreysing
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Born (1890-08-17)17 August 1890
Died 14 April 1969(1969-04-14) (aged 78)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank General der Gebirgstruppe
Commands held 3rd Mountain Division, 8th Army
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords

Hans Kreysing (17 August 1890 – 14 April 1969) was a German general who commanded the 3rd Mountain Division and the 8th Army. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords of Nazi Germany.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Thomas 1997, p. 410.
  2. ^ a b c Scherzer 2007, p. 475.

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
General der Gebirgstruppen Julius Ringel
Commander of 3. Gebirgs-Division
23 October 1940 – 10 August 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Egbert Picker
Preceded by
General der Artillerie Erich Brandenberger
Commander of XVII. Armeekorps
1 November 1943 – 27 April 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Dr. Franz Beyer
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Dr. Franz Beyer
Commander of XVII. Armeekorps
25 May 1944 – 28 December 1944
Succeeded by
General der Pioniere Otto Tiemann
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Otto Wöhler
Commander of 8. Armee
28 December 1944 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
none