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Hans-Joachim Kahler

Military Person

Hans-Joachim Kahler (21 March 1908 – 14 January 2000) was a highly decorated Generalmajor in the Wehrmacht during World War II, and one of only 882 recipients 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. Hans-Joachim Kahler was captured by British troops in May 1945 and was released in 1946.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1908-03-21
Place of birth
Morhange

Death

Date of death
2000-01-14
Place of death
Hamburg

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