Kurt-Hermann Freiherr von Mühlen
|Kurt-Hermann Freiherr von Mühlen|
22 January 1905
15 January 1971
Kressbronn am Bodensee
Weimar Republic (to 1933)
|Years of service||1923–45|
|Commands held||559. Volks-Grenadier-Division|
|Awards||Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves|
Kurt-Hermann Freiherr von Mühlen[a] (22 January 1905 – 15 January 1971) was a German general who commanded the 559.Volks-Grenadier-Division during World War II. 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
- Footnotes 2
- References 3
- External links 4
Awards and decorations
Iron Cross (1939)
- 2nd Class (18 May 1940)
- 1st Class (31 July 1940)
- German Cross in Gold on 28 February 1942 as Major in MG-Battalion 5
- Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
- a Regarding personal names: Freiherr is a former title (translated as Baron), which is now legally a part of the last name. The feminine forms are Freifrau and Freiin.
- Patzwall and Scherzer 2001, p. 317.
- Fellgiebel 2000, p. 259.
- Fellgiebel 2000, p. 79.
- Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II [The German Cross 1941 – 1945 History and Recipients Volume 2] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall.
- Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die 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 [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag.
- Thomas, Franz (1998). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 2: L–Z [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 2: L–Z] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag.
- Lexikon der Wehrmacht
- World War 2 Awards.com