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Hans Källner

Hans Källner
Born (1898-10-09)9 October 1898
Kattowitz, Upper Silesia
Died 18 April 1945(1945-04-18) (aged 46)
near Olomouc
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1915–45
Rank Generalleutnant
Unit 19. Panzer-Division

World War I

World War II

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

Hans Källner (9 October 1898 – 18 April 1945) was a German general, serving during World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves and Swords was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Källner was born in Kattowitz and was killed in action while visiting the front lines near Olomouc.


  • Awards 1
  • References 2
    • Citations 2.1
    • Bibliography 2.2
  • External links 3




  1. ^ a b c d Thomas 1997, p. 336.
  2. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 218.
  3. ^ a b c Scherzer 2007, p. 427.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 248.
  5. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 78.
  6. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 45.


External links

  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht
  • Geocities at the Wayback Machine (archived October 29, 2009)
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Gustav Schmidt
Commander of 19. Panzer-Division
7 August 1943 – 28 March 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Walter Denkert
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Walter Denkert
Commander of 19. Panzer-Division
May 1944 – 18 April 1945
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Hans-Joachim Deckert
Preceded by
General der Panzertruppen Walther Nehring
Commander of XXIV. Panzerkorps
19 March 1945 – 18 April 1945
Succeeded by
General der Artillerie Walter Hartmann

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