Wilhelm Hasse (general)

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This article is about the Wehrmacht general. For the Mexican brewer, see Wilhelm Hasse.
Wilhelm Hasse
Born 24 November 1894
Died 21 May 1945(1945-05-21) (aged 50)
Lager Pisek
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank General of the Infantry
Unit Army Group North
Commands held 30th Infantry Division
II Army Corps
17th Army
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Wilhelm Hasse (24 November 1894 – 21 May 1945) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II who commanded the 17th Army. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. Hasse died in June 1945 of wounds sustained in May 1945.

Awards and decorations[edit]



  1. ^ a b Thomas 1997, p. 252.
  2. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 168.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 179.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 79.


  • 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
Generalleutnant Kurt Brennecke
Chief of Staff of Heeresgruppe Nord
25 January 1942 – 22 January 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Eberhard Kinzel
Preceded by
Generalmajor Gerhard Henke
Commander of 30. Infanterie-Division
5 November 1943 – 15 March 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Hans von Basse
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Paul Laux
Commander of II. Armeekorps
1 April 1944 – 4 May 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Kurt von Tippelskirch
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Paul Laux
Commander of II. Armeekorps
3 July 1944 – 20 February 1945
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Dr. Johannes Mayer
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Friedrich Schulz
Commander of 17. Armee
1 April 1945 – 7 May 1945
Succeeded by