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Hans Jordan
27 December 1892(1892-12-27) – 20 April 1975 (aged 82)
Place of birth Scheuern
Place of death Munich
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Rank General der Infanterie
Commands held Infanterie-Regimentt 49
7. Infanterie-Division
VI.Armeekorps
9. Armee
Battles/wars World War I
World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords

Hans Jordan (27 December 1892 – 20 April 1975) was a German general during World War II.

Awards

General of Infantry Hans Jordan


1938 - 1939 Senior Instructor War School Weiner Neustadt
1939 - 1941 Commanding Officer 49th Regiment
1941 - 1942 General Officer Commanding 7th Division
1942 - 1944 General Officer Commanding VI Corps
1944 Acting General Officer Commanding 9th Army, Eastern Front
1945 General Officer Commanding Army Tirol

References

  • Berger, Florian (1999). Mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern. Die höchstdekorierten Soldaten des Zweiten Weltkrieges. Selbstverlag Florian Berger. ISBN 3-9501307-0-5.
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Schaulen, Fritjof (2004). Eichenlaubträger 1940 - 1945 Zeitgeschichte in Farbe II Ihlefeld - Primozic (in German). Selent, Germany: Pour le Mérite. ISBN 3-932381-21-1.
  • 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.
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Eccard Freiherr von Gablenz
Commander of 7. Infanterie-Division
December 13, 1941 – May 20, 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Fritz-Georg von Rappard
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Bruno Bieler
Commander of VI. Armeekorps
November 1, 1942 – November 1, 1942
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Georg Pfeiffer
Preceded by
General Josef Harpe
Commander of 9. Armee
May 20, 1944 – June 26, 1944
Succeeded by
General Nicolaus von Vormann
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