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Esebeck, Hans-Karl Freiherr von

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Generalmajor Hans-Karl Freiherr von Esebeck

Born: 10th Jul 1892

Died: 5th Jan 1955

Highest rank reached: General der Panzertruppe

Kommandeur vom Reiter Regiment 1

Kommandeur der 6 Schützen Brigade

Kommandeur 15 Schützen Brigade

Führer der 15 Panzer-Division

Kommandeur 11 Panzer Division

Kommandeur 2 Panzer Division

Führer der XXXXVI Panzerkorps

Führer Gruppe General von Esebeck

Kommandierenden General LVII Panzerkorps

Stellv. Generalkommando XVII Armeekorps

Befehlshaber vom Wehrkreis XVII

Arrested for links with the Valkyrie plot and sent to a Military Prison (some sources state a Concentration Camp) until the wars end.

Ritterkreuz - 4th Jul 1940

DKiG - 23rd Aug 1942

Image: EK II citation

Edited by hucks216

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