Hans-Detlef Gollert-Hansen

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Hans-Detlef Gollert-Hansen
Born 3 November 1913
Breslau
Died 6 March 1945(1945-03-06) (aged 31)
Lake Balaton, Hungary
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1934–45
Rank Rittmeister of the Reserves
Commands held II./Reiter-Regiment 31
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Hans-Detlef Gollert-Hansen (3 November 1913 – 6 March 1945) was a highly decorated Rittmeister of the Reserves in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Hans-Detlef Gollert-Hansen was killed on 6 March 1945 near Lake Balaton, Hungary during Operation Frühlingserwachen.

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Citations

  1. 1.0 1.1 Thomas 1997, p. 206.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 166.
  3. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 79.

Bibliography

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • 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 (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Thomas, Franz (1997). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 1: A–K (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2299-6. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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