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Arthur Hauffe
20 December 1892 – 22 July 1944 (aged 51)
Place of birth Wittgensdorf
Place of death near Lviv, Ukraine
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
File:Flag of Germany (3-2 aspect ratio).svg Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1912–1944
Rank General der Infanterie
Commands held 46. Infanterie-Division
XIII. Armeekorps
Battles/wars World War I
World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Arthur Hauffe (20 December 1892 – 22 July 1944) was a highly decorated General der Infanterie in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the XIII. Armeekorps. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Arthur Hauffe was captured by Soviet troops on 22 July 1944 and later died the same day when he stepped on a landmine.

Awards and decorations


  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 179.
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.

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Military offices
Preceded by
Oberst Karl von Le Suire
Commander of 46. Infanterie-Division
27 February 1943 - 20 August 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Kurt Röpke
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Friedrich Siebert
Commander of XIII. Armeekorps
7 September 1943 - 25 April 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Johannes Block
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Johannes Block
Commander of XIII. Armeekorps
5 June 1944 - 22 July 1944
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Hans Felber



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