Hermann Hohn

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Hermann Hohn
Born(1897-10-11)11 October 1897
Died13 November 1968(1968-11-13) (aged 71)
Ladenburg, West Germany
Allegiance German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branchArmy
RankGeneralleutnant
Commands held72nd Infantry Division
IX Army Corps
Battles/warsWorld War II
AwardsKnight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords
Other workMayor of Ladenburg

Hermann Hohn (11 October 1897 – 13 November 1968) was a German general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II, who commanded several divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords.

Hohn was released in 1948 and settled in Ladenburg. From 1953 to 1965 he was mayor of Ladenburg.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Thomas 1997, p. 298.
  2. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 194.
  3. ^ a b c Scherzer 2007, p. 401.

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 (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
Generalleutnant Erwin Menny
Commander of 72. Infanterie-Division
20 November 1943 – 25 March 1944
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Karl Arning
Preceded by
General der Kavallerie Gustav Harteneck
Commander of 72. Infanterie-Division
1 July 1944 – 20 April 1945
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Hugo Beißwänger
Government offices
Preceded by
Adam Herdt
Mayor of Ladenburg
1953 – 1965
Succeeded by
Reinhold Schulz