Ernst Haccius

Ernst Haccius (11 December 1893 – 11 February 1943) was a German officer in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II who commanded the 46th Infantry Division. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Haccius was killed 11 February 1943 north of Krasnodar /Caucasus; he was posthumously promoted to the rank of Generalleutnant and awarded the Knight's Cross.

Ernst Haccius
Born11 December 1893
Died11 February 1943(1943-02-11) (aged 49)
Soviet Union
Allegiance Nazi Germany
Years of service1914–43
RankGeneralleutnant (posthumously)
Commands held46th Infantry Division
Battles/warsBattle of Caucasus 
AwardsKnight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Awards and decorationsEdit



  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 173.


  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Kurt Himer
Commander of 46. Infanterie-Division
5 April 1942 – 7 February 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Arthur Hauffe