Hans Seidemann

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Hans Seidemann
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-2005-0103-517, Berlin, Milch, Seidemann, v. Kehler.jpg
Erhard Milch, Hans Seidemann and Richard von Kehler
(from left to right)
Born 18 January 1901
Died 21 December 1967(1967-12-21) (aged 66)
Allegiance  Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Balkenkreuz (Iron Cross) Luftwaffe
Rank General der Flieger
Commands held VIII. Fliegerkorps
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Hans Seidemann (18 January 1901 – 21 December 1967) was a World War II Luftwaffe general. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves of Nazi Germany.

Between the two World Wars Seidemann was trained as a Luftwaffe pilot at the secret training facility in Lipetsk, Soviet Union. He also participated in the third and fourth FAI International Tourist Plane Contest Challenge 1932 (7th place) and Challenge 1934 (3rd place).

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Schumann 2007, p. 175.
  2. ^ Thomas 1998, p. 311.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 397.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 92.

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. 
  • Thomas, Franz (1998). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 2: L–Z [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 2: L–Z] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2300-9. 
  • Die Wehrmachtberichte 1939–1945 Band 3, 1. Januar 1944 bis 9. Mai 1945 [The Wehrmacht Reports 1939–1945 Volume 3, 1 January 1944 to 9 May 1945] (in German). München, Germany: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag GmbH & Co. KG. 1985. ISBN 978-3-423-05944-2. 
Military offices
Preceded by
General Otto Hoffmann von Waldau
Commander of Fliegerführer Afrika
30 August 1942 – 1 February 1943
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Walter Hagen
Preceded by
General der Flieger Martin Fiebig
Commander of VIII. Fliegerkorps
21 May 1943 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
none