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Hans von der Mosel

Hans von der Mosel
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
Died 12 April 1969(1969-04-12) (aged 70)
Allegiance German Empire (to 1918)
Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1916–45
Rank Generalmajor

World War I
World War II

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

Hans 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


  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 258.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 75.

External links

  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht
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