Hanskurt Höcker

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Hanskurt Höcker
Born1 August 1894
Died10 August 1961(1961-08-10) (aged 67)
Allegiance Nazi Germany
Service/branchArmy (Wehrmacht)
RankGeneralleutnant
Commands held258. Infanterie-Division
17. Feld-Division (L)
167. Volksgrenadier-Division
Battles/warsWorld War II
AwardsKnight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hanskurt Höcker (1 August 1894 – 10 August 1961) was a German general during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.

Awards[edit]

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 189.

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 Karl Pflaum
Commander of 258. Infanterie-Division
18 January 1942 - 1 October 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Eugen-Heinrich Bleyer
Preceded by
Oberst Hans Korte
Commander of 17. Feld-Division (L)
5 November 1943 - 28 September 1944
Succeeded by
Disbanded after heavy losses
Preceded by
Generalmajor Hans Hüttner
Commander of 167. Volksgrenadier-Division
17 October 1944 - 4 April 1945
Succeeded by
None