Hans von der Mosel

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Hans von der Mosel
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Generalmajor Hans von der Mosel (left), Konteradmiral Otto Kähler (center) and Generalmajor Hans Kroh (right) surrender to Lt. Col Anthony Miller at Brest, France 18 September 1944
Born 3 May 1898
Bodenbach, Kingdom of Bohemia, Austria-Hungary now Podmokly, part of Děčín, Czech Republic
Died 12 April 1969(1969-04-12) (aged 70)
Nienburg/Weser, Lower Saxony, West Germany
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1916–45
Rank Generalmajor
Battles/wars World War I

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Hans Leopold Paul von der Mosel (3 May 1898 – 12 April 1969) was a highly decorated Generalmajor 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 von der Mosel was surrendered to American forces on 19 September 1944 after the fall of Brest. He was held until 1948.

Awards and decorations

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Citations

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Thomas 1998, p. 96.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 258.
  3. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 75.

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 (1998). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 2: L–Z (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2300-9. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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