Kuno-Hans von Both

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Kuno-Hans von Both
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-2000-0720-500, Kuno Hans von Both.jpg
Born (1884-04-09)9 April 1884
Died 22 May 1955(1955-05-22) (aged 71)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank General of the Infantry
Commands held 21st Infantry Division
I Army Corps
Army Group North Rear Area
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Pour le Mérite
Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Kuno-Hans von Both (9 April 1884 – 22 May 1955) was a German general during World War II. He was a recipient of both the Pour le Mérite of the German Empire and the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Thomas & Wegmann 1992, p. 318.
  2. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 54.
  3. ^ Scherzer 2007, p. 237.

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; Wegmann, Günter (1992). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Teil III: Infanterie Band 2: Bi–Bo [The Knight's Cross Bearers of the German Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Part III: Infantry Volume 2: Bi–Bo] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-1734-3. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Albert Wodrig
Commander of 21. Infanterie-Division
10 November 1938 – 20 October 1939
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Otto Sponheimer
Preceded by
General der Artillerie Walter Petzel
Commander of I. Armeekorps
26 October 1939 – 1 April 1943
Succeeded by
General der Kavallerie Philipp Kleffel