|Heinrich Georg "Heinz" Hax|
24 January 1900
1 September 1969
German Empire (to 1918)
Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany (to 1945)
West Germany (1956–61)
|Years of service||
|Commands held||8. Panzer-Division|
|Awards||Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves|
|Olympic medal record|
|1932 Los Angeles||25 m rapid fire pistol|
|1936 Berlin||25 m rapid fire pistol|
Heinrich Georg "Heinz" Hax (24 January 1900 – 1 September 1969) was a German modern pentathlete and sport shooter who competed in the 1932 Summer Olympics and in the 1936 Summer Olympics. 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
- Honour Cross of the World War 1914/1918
- Sudetenland Medal
- Iron Cross (1939)
- Eastern Front Medal
- Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
- Thomas 1997, p. 257.
- Fellgiebel 2000, p. 180.
- Fellgiebel 2000, p. 85.
- Fellgiebel 2000, pp. 102–111.
- Lexikon der Wehrmacht
- World War 2 Awards.com
- Ritterkreuztraeger 1939-1945
Generalmajor Gottfried Fröhlich
Commander of 8. Panzer-Division (Wehrmacht)
5 January 1945 – 8 May 1945
Commander of 3rd Armoured Division (Bundeswehr)
3 September 1956 – 14 July 1958
Generalmajor Christian Müller