Gustav Höhne

Gustav Höhne (17 February 1893 – 1 July 1951) was a German general during World War II who held commands at the division and corps levels. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves of Nazi Germany.

Gustav Höhne
Born17 February 1893
Kruschwitz
Died1 July 1951(1951-07-01) (aged 58)
Oberursel
Allegiance German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branchArmy (Wehrmacht)
Years of service1911–45
RankGeneral of the Infantry
Commands held8th Jäger Division
VIII Army Corps
LXXXIX Army Corps
Battles/warsWorld War I
World War II
AwardsKnight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Awards and decorationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

CitationsEdit

  1. ^ a b Thomas 1997, p. 290.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 190.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 60.

BibliographyEdit

  • 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.
  • Thomas, Franz (1997). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 1: A–K [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 1: A–K] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2299-6.
Military offices
Preceded by
Generaloberst Walter Heitz
Commander of VIII. Armeekorps
20 July 1943 – 1 April 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Johannes Block
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Hans Schlemmer
Commander of VIII. Armeekorps
12 May 1944 – 10 September 1944
Succeeded by
General der Artillerie Walter Hartmann
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Ernst Dehner
Commander of LXIII. Armeekorps
18 November 1944 - 24 November 1944
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Friedrich-August Schack
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Werner Freiherr von und zu Gilsa
Commander of LXXXIX. Armeekorps
23 November 1944 – April 1945
Succeeded by
none