HOHN, Hermann  
 
PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Hohn, Hermann
Date of birth: October 11th, 1897 (Renchen/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:  November 13th, 1968 (Ladenburg/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:  German
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 2ER KLASSE 1914
Rank: Major
Unit: Adjutant 72.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on: June 26th, 1940
Details: Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on October 31st 1917.
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 1ER KLASSE 1914
Rank: Major
Unit: Bataillons-Kommandeur II. / Infanterie-Regiment 105
Awarded on: July 23rd, 1941
Details: Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class in March 1919.
 
     
EHRENBLATTSPANGE DES HEERES UND WAFFEN-SS
Rank: Oberstleutnant
Unit: Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 105
Awarded on: December 14th, 1942
Details: 1393th Award.
Was mentioned in the Ehrenblatt and received the Spange after its introduction.
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Oberst
Unit: Grenadier-Regiment 105
Awarded on: April 17th, 1943
Details: Award 359/19
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Oberst
Unit: stellvertretender Führer 72.Infanterie-Division / III.Panzer-Korps / 8.Armee / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on: November 28th, 1943
Details: 2375th Award.
 
     
WEHRMACHTBERICHT
Rank: Oberst
Unit: stellvertretender Führer 72.Infanterie-Division / III.Panzer-Korps / 8.Armee / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on: December 6th, 1943
 
     
RITTERKREUZ MIT EICHENLAUB
Rank: Oberst
Unit: Führer 72.Infanterie-Division / 8.Armee / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on: March 1st, 1944
Details: 410th Award.
 
     
WEHRMACHTBERICHT
Rank: Generalmajor
Unit: Kommandeur 72.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on: August 19th, 1944
 
     
RITTERKREUZ MIT EICHENLAUB UND SCHWERTERN
Rank: Generalmajor
Unit: Kommandeur 72.Infanterie Division / 4.Panzer-Armee / Heeresgruppe A
Awarded on: October 31st, 1944
Details: 109th Award
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Wilco Vermeer collection, the Netherlands
Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
- Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
- Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
   
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