Hans Wagner (general)

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This article is about the German World War II general. For other uses, see Hans Wagner.
Hans Wagner
Born (1896-03-11)11 March 1896
Saarbrücken
Died 13 May 1967(1967-05-13) (aged 71)
Ulm
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1920)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1914–20
1935–45
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held Artillerie Regiment 5
269. Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Other work Police Officer

Hans Wagner (11 March 1896 – 13 May 1967) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the 269. Infanterie-Division. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 352.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). 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. 
  • Nietrug, Gerd (2004). Die Ritterkreuzträger des Saarlandes 1939 – 1945 [The Knight's Cross Bearers of the Saarland 1939 – 1945] (in German). Zweibrücken, Germany: VDM Nickel. ISBN 978-3-925480-93-5. 
  • 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 Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 

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Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Curt Badinski
Commander of 269. Infanterie-Division
25 November 1943 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
None