Hans Schmidt (general)

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Hans Schmidt
Born (1895-03-14)14 March 1895
Died 28 November 1971(1971-11-28) (aged 76)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 68. Infanterie-Division
275. Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hans Schmidt (14 March 1895 – 28 November 1971) was a German general during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany. He was also involved in protecting Pegasus Bridge but failed due to Operation Deadstick.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 310.

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
Generalleutnant Robert Meißner
Commander of 68. Infanterie-Division
27 January 1943 - 25 October 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Paul Scheuerpflug
Preceded by
None
Commander of 275. Infanterie-Division
10 December 1943 - December 1944
Succeeded by
Disbanded
Preceded by
Reformed after disbandment
Commander of 275. Infanterie-Division
January 1945 - May 1945
Succeeded by
None