Hans Mikosch

Hans Mikosch

Hans Mikosch
Born (1898-01-07)7 January 1898
Died 18 January 1993(1993-01-18) (aged 95)
Allegiance German Empire (to 1918)
Weimar Republic (to 1920)
Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1914–20
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 10. Panzergrenadier-Division
13. Panzer-Division

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
Other work Police Officer

Hans Mikosch (7 January 1898 – 18 January 1993) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards and decorations


  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 255.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 58.

External links

  • World War 2 Awards.com
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht