Harry Herrmann (27 May 1909 – 12 March 1995) was a German officer (Oberstleutnant) in the Fallschirmjäger (Paratroopers) during World War II who commanded the 6th and the 9th Parachute Divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, awarded by Nazi Germany to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

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  • Harry Herrmann (27 May 1909 – 12 March 1995) was a German officer (Oberstleutnant) in the Fallschirmjäger (Paratroopers) during World War II who commanded the 6th and the 9th Parachute Divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, awarded by Nazi Germany to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Herrmann surrendered to the Red Army in May 1945 during the Battle of Berlin. Convicted as a war criminal in the Soviet Union, he was held until 1955. Herrmann joined the Bundeswehr in 1957, retiring in 1967 as an Oberst (Colonel). He served in the position of deputy commander of a paratroop division and commander of the Luftlande-Lufttransportschule (Air Landing Air Transport School). (en)
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  • (to 1945)
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  • 1909-5-27
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  • 1995-3-12
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  • 6th Parachute Division
  • 9th Parachute Division
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  • 1935-01-01 (xsd:date)
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  • Generalleutnant Hermann Plocher
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  • General der Fallschirmtruppe Bruno Bräuer
  • Generalleutnant Rüdiger von Heyking
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  • 1909-05-27 (xsd:date)
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  • Harry Herrmann
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  • 1995-03-12 (xsd:date)
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  • Biography
  • Military of Germany
  • World War II
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  • Commander of 9. Fallschirmjäger-Division
  • Commander of 6. Fallschirmjäger-Division
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  • --04-19
  • --09-03
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  • German paratrooper and Knight's Cross recipient (en)
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  • Harry Herrmann (27 May 1909 – 12 March 1995) was a German officer (Oberstleutnant) in the Fallschirmjäger (Paratroopers) during World War II who commanded the 6th and the 9th Parachute Divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, awarded by Nazi Germany to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. (en)
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  • Harry Herrmann (en)
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