Harry Hoppe

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Harry Hoppe
Born 11 February 1894
Died 23 August 1969(1969-08-23) (aged 75)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 126. Infanterie-Division
278. Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars

World War I


World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Harry Hoppe (11 February 1894 – 23 August 1969) was a German general during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves of Nazi Germany.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Thomas 1997, p. 301.
  2. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 197.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 194.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 78.

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. 
  • 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. 
  • Thomas, Franz (1997). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 1: A–K [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 1: A–K] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2299-6. 
Military offices
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Paul Laux
Commander of 126. Infanterie-Division
10 October 1942 – 31 April 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Friedrich Hofmann
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Friedrich Hofmann
Commander of 126. Infanterie-Division
8 July 1943 – 7 November 1943
Succeeded by
Oberst Gotthard Fischer
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Hubert Gercke
Commander of 278. Infanterie-Division
1 December 1943 – 28 January 1944
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Paul Bornscheuer
Preceded by
Generalmajor Paul Bornscheuer
Commander of 278. Infanterie-Division
5 March 1944 – 2 May 1945
Succeeded by
none