Hans von Obstfelder

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Hans von Obstfelder
Hans von Obstfelder.jpg
Born (1886-09-06)6 September 1886
Died 20 December 1976(1976-12-20) (aged 90)
Allegiance
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1906–45
Rank General of the Infantry
Commands held
  • XXIX Army Corps
  • LXXXVI Army Corps
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords

Hans von Obstfelder (6 September 1886 – 20 December 1976) was a German general (General of the Infantry) in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Thomas 1998, p. 127.
  2. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 335.
  3. ^ a b c Scherzer 2007, p. 575.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II [The German Cross 1941 – 1945 History and Recipients Volume 2] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8. 
  • 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 (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. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Commander of 28. Infanterie-Division
1 October 1936 – 21 May 1940
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Johann Sinnhuber
Preceded by
Commander of XXIX. Armeekorps
20 May 1940 – 21 May 1943
Succeeded by
General der Panzertruppe Erich Brandenberger
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Bruno Bieler
Commander of LXXXVI. Armeekorps
28 August 1943 – 30 November 1944
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Carl Püchler
Preceded by
General Otto von Knobelsdorff
Commander of 1. Armee
6 November 1944 – 27 February 1945
Succeeded by
General Hermann Foertsch
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Hermann Foertsch
Commander of 19. Armee
1 March 1945 – 25 March 1945
Succeeded by
General der Panzertruppe Erich Brandenberger
Preceded by
General Hans Felber
Commander of 7. Armee
26 March 1945 – 4 May 1945
Succeeded by
none